combe

or comb, coomb, coombe

[koom, kohm]

noun British.

a narrow valley or deep hollow, especially one enclosed on all but one side.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. combat-ready,
  2. combatant,
  3. combative,
  4. combatively,
  5. combativity,
  6. combe-capelle man,
  7. combed yarn,
  8. comber,
  9. comber board,
  10. combinable

Origin of combe

Old English cumb valley < British Celtic; cf. cwm

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British Dictionary definitions for combe

combe

comb

noun

variant spellings of coomb
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