a city in north central England, on the Derwent River; population 244,700 (est. 2009).
an annual horse race for three-year-olds, founded in 1780 by the 12th Earl of Derby. The race is run on Epsom Downs in England in late May or early June.
a bowler hat.
The majority of the foxhunters wear black coats and top hats or derbies .
a boot or shoe having the eyelet tabs stitched on top of the vamp.
But how often have you seen men slip up and wear derby shoes with worn-out jeans, or even casual loafers with suits, for example?
a hard pressed cheese made from skimmed milk, chiefly in Derbyshire.
In the seventeenth century, the custom of adding sage (a herb valued at the time for its health-giving properties) to Derby cheese was begun.