Derby Day
Derby Der"by (?; usually ? in Eng.; 85), n. 1. A race for three-old horses, run annually at Epsom (near London), for the Derby stakes. It was instituted by the 12th Earl of Derby, in 1780. [1913 Webster]

{Derby Day}, the day of the annual race for the Derby stakes, -- Wednesday of the week before Whitsuntide. [1913 Webster]

2. A stiff felt hat with a dome-shaped crown. [1913 Webster]


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