comble

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French comble.

Noun[edit]

comble (plural combles)

  1. (heraldry) A band along the top part of the shield, half the breadth of the chief.

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin cumulus. Doublet of cumulus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

comble m (plural combles)

  1. summit, peak (of a building)
  2. (figuratively) pinnacle
  3. overabundance; overload
  4. (heraldry) comble

Adjective[edit]

comble (plural combles)

  1. packed, heaving, crowded
    Le stade est comble. - The stadium is packed.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French comble.

Noun[edit]

comble m (plural combles)

  1. (heraldry) comble