noun, verb (used with object) British.
Also British, kerb·ing.
Origin of curbing
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US and Canadian curbing
US and Canadian curb
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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1660s, a variant of curb (q.v.). The preferred British English spelling in certain specialized senses, especially "edging of stone on a pavement" (1805).
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