Derby Day, the day of the annual race for the Derby stakes, — Wednesday of the week before Whitsuntide.

2. A stiff felt hat with a dome-shaped crown.

Derbyshire spar
(Der"by*shire spar") (Min.) A massive variety of fluor spar, found in Derbyshire, England, and wrought into vases and other ornamental work.

(Der*do"ing) a. [See Dere, v. t.] Doing daring or chivalrous deeds. [Obs.] "In derdoing arms." Spenser.

(Dere) v. t. [AS. derian to hurt.] To hurt; to harm; to injure. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Dere), n. Harm. [Obs.] Robert of Brunne.

(De*reine, De*reyne") , v. t. Same as Darraign. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Der"e*lict) a. [L. derelictus, p. p. of derelinquere to forsake wholly, to abandon; de- + relinquere to leave. See Relinquish.]

1. Given up or forsaken by the natural owner or guardian; left and abandoned; as, derelict lands.

The affections which these exposed or derelict children bear to their mothers, have no grounds of nature or assiduity but civility and opinion.
Jer. Taylor.

2. Lost; adrift; hence, wanting; careless; neglectful; unfaithful.

They easily prevailed, so as to seize upon the vacant, unoccupied, and derelict minds of his [Chatham's] friends; and instantly they turned the vessel wholly out of the course of his policy.

A government which is either unable or unwilling to redress such wrongs is derelict to its highest duties.
J. Buchanan.

(Der"e*lict), n. (Law) (a) A thing voluntary abandoned or willfully cast away by its proper owner, especially a ship abandoned at sea. (b) A tract of land left dry by the sea, and fit for cultivation or use.

Deranged to Dermoid

(De*ranged") a. Disordered; especially, disordered in mind; crazy; insane.

The story of a poor deranged parish lad.

(De*range"ment) n. [Cf. F. dérangement.] The act of deranging or putting out of order, or the state of being deranged; disarrangement; disorder; confusion; especially, mental disorder; insanity.

Syn. — Disorder; confusion; embarrassment; irregularity; disturbance; insanity; lunacy; madness; delirium; mania. See Insanity.

(De*ran"ger) n. One who deranges.

(De*ray") n. [OF. derroi, desroi, desrei; pref. des- (L. dis-) + roi, rei, rai, order. See Array.] Disorder; merriment. [Obs.]

(||Der"bi*o) n. (Zoöl.) A large European food fish

(Der"by) n.

1. A race for three-old horses, run annually at Epsom for the Derby stakes. It was instituted by the 12th Earl of Derby, in 1780.

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