or comb, coomb, coombe
- a narrow valley or deep hollow, especially one enclosed on all but one side.
Origin of combe
Old English cumb valley < British Celtic; cf. cwm
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Examples from the Web for combe
Wild language occupied the way, until we shook farewell at Combe.The Cornwall Coast
Arthur L. Salmon
It is a lovely night; how clear one can see the road on the other side of the combe!
I shall hear her say it even when I am in my room, with the combe between.
A combe, in west of England parlance, is a deep, ravinelike valley.In Unfamiliar England
Thomas Dowler Murphy
No—the one easiest had, and as likely as any to serve our turn, is the young lady at Combe.It Might Have Been
Emily Sarah Holt
- variant spellings of coomb
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