The answer, according to the first two episodes of Doll & Em, is a glorious female incarnation of curb Your Enthusiasm.
President Obama is certainly trying to curb the military's expenditures—how could he not?
And the flailing reelection candidate had given himself 10 days to curb the problem.
My CNN column: two things Obama can, and must, do to curb gun violence.
curb Your Enthusiasm would not exist if not for Second City.
An empty auto stood by the curb, but no other vehicle or person was in sight.
On the curb brokers were shouting their wares with their accustomed gusto.
We were driven to a little wooden house, set close against the curb.
The car was close to the curb, and Alma Marston put out her hand and signaled to him.
With light-mouthed horses, either a leather curb or a curb chain sewn in leather will be found the best.
late 15c., "strap passing under the jaw of a horse" (used to restrain the animal), from Old French courbe (12c.) "curb on a horse," from Latin curvus, from curvare "to bend" (see curve (v.)). Meaning "enclosed framework" is from 1510s, probably originally with a notion of "curved;" extended to margins of garden beds 1731; to "margin of stone between a sidewalk and road" 1791 (sometimes spelled kerb). Figurative sense of "a check, a restraint" is from 1610s.
1520s, of horses, "to lead to a curb," from curb (n.). Figurative use from 1580s. Related: Curbed; curbing.