Orpington

noun
Or·​ping·​ton | \ ˈȯr-piŋ-tən How to pronounce Orpington (audio) \

Definition of Orpington

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: any of an English breed of large deep-chested domestic chickens

Orpington

geographical name
Or·​ping·​ton | \ ˈȯr-piŋ-tən How to pronounce Orpington (audio) \

Definition of Orpington (Entry 2 of 2)

former urban district of southeastern England in Kent and now part of the borough of Bromley

First Known Use of Orpington

Noun

1887, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Orpington

Noun

Orpington, England

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“Orpington.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Orpington. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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