from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of a breed of large, heavily feathered domestic chickens having a single comb, originally bred in England for both meat and eggs.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A modern breed of domesticated fowls originated by William Cook and Sons at Orpington, Kent, England, in 1886. The breed resembles a clean-legged langshan and is the result of crosses between that bird, the Plymouth Rock, and the Black Minorca. There are ten varieties of the breed, single- and rose-combed of five colors. They are hardy, grow rapidly, and are good layers.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- proper noun A
townin southeast England.
- noun A breed of
chicken, originally being one of four colours (black, white, buff or blue).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun English breed of large chickens with white skin
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
I met him at a Hoover sales conference in Orpington in 1992, he was a sad and shattered man ... but we became good friends.
He is giving the wrong signals .........? Newmania 2007
For Orpington is the seat that has traditionally been most keenly contested by all parties in this part of the world.
I almost forget that telephone call Orpington made to Wallace Erb from our room. "
The Laughing Fox Gruber, Frank 1940
Initial induction and brain washing will be undertaken at sites such as Orpington and Sunbury (Others on way) which will allow for 9 - 5 training and has all sorts of ‘advantages’ that make me want to shout out in anger for so many reasons!
Leave My Kitten Alone « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG Inspector Gadget 2007
The KCFA are in the process of talking to some top referees in the county, such as Orpington '
Kos RSS Feed 2010
• Finally, when the Lib Dems' earnest history society met the other day to celebrate the 60th anniversary of their famous byelection victory at Orpington in Kent – one of many such breakthroughs on the path to government, one recalls – the current MP Joe Johnson, brother of Boris was dutifully present to hear guest speaker, Professor Dennis Kavanagh.
Hugh Muir's diary 2012
"The 10 billionth app downloaded, Paper Glider, was purchased by Gail Davis of Orpington, Kent, UK," said the release.
"I thought it was a prank call," says Gail Davis of Orpington, Kent, UK.
$10K iTunes Winner Hung Up On Apple, Thought It Was a Prank Cult of Mac 2011
Of course Laura Johnson, from a £1m house in Orpington, or Alexis Bailey, a classroom assistant in a primary school, were apparently caught up with the disadvantaged looters.
And the winner is Gail Davis of Orpington, Kent, in the U.K.
Apple App Store Hits 10 Billion Downloads Associated Press 2011