surrey

noun
sur·​rey | \ ˈsər-ē How to pronounce surrey (audio) , ˈsə-rē \
plural surreys

Definition of surrey

: a four-wheel two-seated horse-drawn pleasure carriage

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Examples of surrey in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Karen delighted in a ride on a surrey cycle pedaled by Erik and his girlfriend, Renee Aguilar. Los Angeles Times, 20 Sep. 2021 Only instead of a surrey with a fringe on the top, there’s an ice cream stand and a small store that sells fresh produce and a restaurant that serves the freshest foods. BostonGlobe.com, 2 Sep. 2021 The actual surrey with the fringe on top shown in the movie is on display at Jerome State Historic Park. Roger Naylor, azcentral, 12 Dec. 2019 Bici Pincio rentals, just inside the park entrance, offered the ideal solution for a family of five: the surrey-style Risciò Max ($22 first hour, other bikes from $4.50). Shelly Rivoli, latimes.com, 11 July 2019 Old-time Pearlanders wrote of Zychlinski, rumored to be a Polish nobleman, traveling the dirt streets of Pearland in a fancy surrey pulled by a pair of shiny black, high stepping horses. Jaimy Jones, Houston Chronicle, 19 June 2018 Bike rentals: cruisers, tandems, choppers, quad sports, deuce coupes, four-wheel surrey bikes. The Courier-Journal, 26 July 2017 Bike rentals: cruisers, tandems, choppers, quad sports, deuce coupes, four-wheel surrey bikes. The Courier-Journal, 19 July 2017 Bike rentals: cruisers, tandems, choppers, quad sports, deuce coupes, four-wheel surrey bikes. The Courier-Journal, 19 July 2017 See More

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First Known Use of surrey

circa 1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for surrey

Surrey, England

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The first known use of surrey was circa 1891

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“Surrey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surrey. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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surrey

noun
sur·​rey | \ ˈsər-ē How to pronounce surrey (audio) \
plural surreys

Kids Definition of surrey

: a pleasure carriage that has two wide seats and four wheels and is drawn by horses

Surrey biographical name

Definition of Surrey

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Earl of — see Henry howard

Surrey

geographical name
Sur·​rey | \ ˈsər-ē How to pronounce Surrey (audio) , ˈsə-rē \

Definition of Surrey (Entry 2 of 2)

1 county of southeastern England south of London; capital Kingston upon Thames area 662 square miles (1714 square kilometers), population 1,132,000
2 city southeast of Vancouver in southern British Columbia, Canada population 468,251

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