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Old English[edit]


From Proto-Germanic *kumbaz; liken Dutch Lua error in Module:parameters at line 41: The parameter "4" does not exist., Welsh cwm ( a hollow valley), Sanskrit कुम्भ (kumbha, a pot, jug)


cumb m

  1. a hollow, narrow valley, coomb
    In cumb, of ðam cumbe — in a valley, of the valley
  2. a measure of volume (uncertain for liquid but dry is said to be 4 bushels)
    Cumb fulne líðes aloþ, and cumb fulne Welisces aloþ — a coomb fall of mild ale and a coomb full of Welsh ale

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