Definition of Orpington

1. Noun. English breed of large chickens with white skin.

Generic synonyms: Chicken, Gallus Gallus



Definition of Orpington

1. Proper noun. A town in southeast England. ¹

2. Noun. A breed of chicken, originally being one of four colours (black, white, buff or blue). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Orpington Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Orpington Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Orpington

Oro
Orobanchaceae
Oromos
Orono
Orontes
Orontium
Orontium aquaticum
Orosirian
Oroya fever
Orozco
Orphean
Orpheus
Orphic
Orphism
Orpington (current term)
Orr
Orrin
Orsamål
Orsi-Grocco method
Orson Welles
Ortalis
Ortega
Orth's fixative
Orth's stain
Orthilia
Orthodox
Orthodox Catholic Church
Orthodox Church

Literary usage of Orpington

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Archaeologia Cantiana by Kent Archaeological Society (1880)
"When we remember the importance, and dignity, which thus attached to Orpington Church, we are surprised that it is not of grander dimensions. ..."

2. A Supplement to Allibone's Critical Dictionary of English Literature and by John Foster Kirk, Kirk, John Foster, 1824-1904, Samuel Austin Allibone (1891)
"Orpington. 1877-79, 12mo. 26. Guide to the Principal Pictures in the Academy of Fine ArU at ... Collected and Arranged ly MABand GA Orpington, 1884, fp. ..."

3. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association by Geologists' Association (1900)
"THE object of this excursion was to see the Tertiary sections now exposed, between Chiselhurst and Orpington, on the SER main line, which is being widened. ..."

4. The Parliamentary Debatesby Great Britain Parliament by Great Britain Parliament (1902)
"... authorising the construction of a light railway in the counties of Kent and Surrey from Orpington to Tatsfield (Orpington, Cudham, and Tatsfield Light ..."

5. The Zurich Letters: Comprising the Correspondence of Several English Bishops by Hastings Robinson, John Hunter, Parker Society (Great Britain) (1845)
"Sha set out from Greenwich, July 14th: thence to Croydon, to the arch- bishop's house, •where she stayed seven days: thence to Orpington, the house of Sir ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Orpington

Search for Orpington on Dictionary.com!Search for Orpington on Thesaurus.com!Search for Orpington on Google!Search for Orpington on Wikipedia!

Search