Definitions of surrey

  1. a colony in Southeastern England on the Thames
  2. a light four- wheeled horse- drawn carriage; has two or four seats
  3. a county in southeastern England on the Thames
  4. A light four- wheeled pleasure carriage with two seats.

Usage examples for surrey

  1. " Captain Barclay, as the guest of honor," said Mrs. Frazier, would go with her and 'Manda in her own vehicle, a venerable surrey. – A Trooper Galahad by Charles King
  2. A very fair idea of the metropolis may be obtained if we imagine the Round City as situated on the Surrey side of the Thames, having the " Elephant and Castle" for its centre. – The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela by Benjamin of Tudela
  3. " I want to speak to you, Mr. Turnbull," she said, " about that place down in Surrey. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  4. It isn't as if we even had a surrey. – The Rich Mrs. Burgoyne by Kathleen Norris
  5. I beg of you in Mr. Harley's name and in my own, prevail upon Mrs. McMurdoch to accept the invitation which I bring to lunch with me at Hillside, my Surrey home. – Fire-Tongue by Sax Rohmer
  6. When Surrey could lend All England William Beldham, and still win- which they did twice- a Tilford man might answer. – Highways and Byways in Surrey by Eric Parker
  7. Having dressed I walked into Harley's room, anxious to learn if he had formed any theory to account for the singular business which had brought us to Surrey. – Bat Wing by Sax Rohmer
  8. Over them hangs the peace of Surrey, but the word disturbance has an elastic arrangement by which it can be made to cover anything. – Last Words by Stephen Crane
  9. The most genuine utterance of Surrey was his poem written while imprisoned in Windsor- a cage where so many a song- bird has grown vocal. – Brief History of English and American Literature by Henry A. Beers
  10. Sir Samuel was not only a colonel in the Parliament Army, but Scout- Master- General in the counties of Bedford and Surrey. – The-Love-Letters-of-Dorothy-Osborne-to-Sir-William-Temple-1652-54 by Osborne, Dorothy
  11. Surrey from South Australia a man called John Morrow, who had been my groom for a couple of years in Adelaide, had become a close friend of Morant's. – The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon by José Maria Gordon
  12. After a month in London a house was taken in Chiddingfold, Surrey, to be near " the dear Favershams," as Mrs. Stevenson always called them. – The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson by Nellie Van de Grift Sanchez
  13. The man bowed and obeyed, wondering what business his mistress could have in such a dingy street, " on the Surrey side of the water, too," as he said to his comrade. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  14. There ain't a man of 'em but likes Mr. Surrey, and would be sorry to lose the place; so, if they won't bear it, there ain't any that will. – What Answer? by Anna E. Dickinson
  15. That expedition, which had conducted a surrey for a road to the Figuig oasis, had brought him his promotion. – The Truants by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  16. All so thick they lay together, When the stars lit up the sky, That I knew not who were stricken, Or who yet remained to die, Few there were when Surrey halted, And his wearied host withdrew; None but dying men around me, When the English trumpet blew. – Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems by W.E. Aytoun
  17. V. Mrs. Windsor's cottage in Surrey stood on the outskirts of a perfectly charming village called Chenecote, a village just like those so often described in novels of the day. – The Green Carnation by Robert Smythe Hichens
  18. At Venice he runs away with an Italian lady, deserts his master, the Earl of Surrey, and passes himself off as the Earl. – The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare by J. J. Jusserand