Dorking

noun Dor·king \ˈdȯrkiŋ, -ȯ(ə)k-, -kēŋ\

Definition of Dorking

  1. 1 :  an English breed of large domestic fowls having five toes or the hind toe double

  2. 2 or dorking plural Dorkings or dorkings :  a bird of the Dorking breed that was developed as a general-purpose fowl but is now largely a fancier's breed

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Origin and Etymology of dorking

from Dorking, Surrey, England


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