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Derby

A city in the East Midlands UK; pronounced DAR bee.
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My favourite, Five Go To Billycock Hill, addresses modern-day issues of espionage and the media's role in society.
Gramophones, billycock hats, the News of the World--all iss [sic] better than the horrible sloth of the Oriental" (41)--is matched by his feelings for Flory--"Ah, Mr.
I will not submit to this aimless passing of billycock hats and Homburg hats and all the plumed and variegated head-dresses of women....
Award-winning chef Nigel Haworth runs The Clog and Billycock pub (theclogandbillycock.com) in Pleasington, Blackburn, where the hotpot is made from heather-fed lamb and comes with pickled red cabbage.
Nora's dream of her grandmother's private space is followed immediately by the alluring, repulsive, incestuously sexual memory of having "run into" her grandmother, "dressed as a man, wearing a billycock and a corked moustache, ridiculous and plump in tight trousers and a red waistcoat, her arms spread saying with a leer of love, 'My little sweetheart!'" (95).
Billycock, Wideawake, Gibus and Mitre all types of what?
With this figure of her grandmother who was not entirely her recalled grandmother, went one from her childhood, when she had ran into her at the comer of the house--the grandmother who, for some unknown reason, was dressed as a man, wearing a billycock and a corked moustache, ridiculous and plump in tight trousers and a red waistcoat, her arms spread, saying with a leer of love, 'My little sweetheart!' (56-57)