[ kurb ]
/ kɜrb /

noun, verb (used with object) British.

Can be confused

curb kerb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for kerb


US and Canadian curb

/ (kɜːb) /


a line of stone or concrete forming an edge between a pavement and a roadway, so that the pavement is some 15 cm above the level of the road


(tr) to provide with or enclose with a kerb

Word Origin for kerb

C17: from Old French courbe bent, from Latin curvus; see curve
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