American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From the surname Tilbury (the invent).
Tilbury Sentence Examples
The principal terminus of the Great Eastern Railway is in Liverpool Street (City), but the company also uses Fenchurch Street (City), the terminus of the London, Tilbury & Southend railway, and St Pancras.
A noteworthy scheme to improve the condition of the Thames, first put forward in 1902-1903, was that of constructing a dam with four locks across the river between Gravesend and Tilbury.
Tilbury Docks are used by the largest steamers trading with the port.