noun, verb (used with object) British.
- keratosis piloris atrophicans faciei,
- kerb appeal,
- kerb crawling,
- kerb drill,
- kerb market,
- kerb weight
Examples from the Web for kerb
A stone “kerb,” or banquette, ran around one portion of the wall.The Quadroon|Mayne Reid
Diving, I managed to rescue a small loaf from rolling from the kerb and to save from a passing foot a packet of cooked ham.A Case in Camera|Oliver Onions
He stood on the kerb of the monument, talking to himself savagely.Buried Alive: A Tale of These Days|Arnold Bennett
His car was standing at the kerb, so he took us back to tea at his house in Stretton Street.The Stretton Street Affair|William Le Queux
Then all my senses were strung up to attention: a small bay horse lay stretched out on the pathway, his head near the kerb.Pushed and the Return Push|George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
US and Canadian curb
Word Origin for kerb
1660s, a variant of curb (q.v.). The preferred British English spelling in certain specialized senses, especially "edging of stone on a pavement" (1805).