See also: rugby

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From earlier Rokeby (rook +‎ -by), from Middle English Rokebi, an alteration (using the Middle English bi (village, town), from Old Norse býr (town, settlement)) of Old English Rocheberie, possibly from earlier Old English *Hrōceburh (literally rook-fort, Rookbury).

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Rugby

  1. A town in Warwickshire, England, where the sport of rugby is thought to have originated.
  2. A local government district with borough status of Warwickshire with its headquarters in the town.
  3. A city, the county seat of Pierce County, North Dakota, United States.

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English rugby.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʁakbi/, /ˈɹakbi/
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NounEdit

Rugby n (genitive Rugbys, no plural)

  1. rugby, rugby football

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Further readingEdit

  • Rugby” in Duden online

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Rugby m (uncountable)

  1. rugby