Definition for coomb (2 of 4)
Definition for coomb (3 of 4)
or comb, coomb, coombe
Origin of combe
Definition for coomb (4 of 4)
noun Chiefly Scot. and North England.
Origin of coom
Examples from the Web for coomb
This coomb is seen on the eastern side of the valley of the Ouse, in the suburbs of the town of Lewes.A Manual of Elementary Geology|Charles Lyell.
It would be rapture, belike, in a Devon coomb, or on a Hampshire hill-top.The Record of Nicholas Freydon|A. J. (Alec John) Dawson
The entrance to a coomb, the widening mouth of a valley, is beyond, with copses on the slopes.The Open Air|Richard Jefferies
I bethought me, however, to try the creek which drained the coomb, and see whether it might not have made itself a smoother way.Erewhon|Samuel Butler
As the coomb opened, the squire went along a hedge near but not quite to the top.Field and Hedgerow|Richard Jefferies