corbe

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French corbe, from Latin curvus.

Adjective[edit]

corbe ‎(comparative more corbe, superlative most corbe)

  1. (obsolete) crooked
    • Edmund Spenser, The Shepheardes Calender
      I deeme thy braine emperished bee
      Through rusty elde, that hath rotted thee:
      Or sicker thy head veray tottie is,
      So on thy corbe shoulder it leanes amisse.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

corbe f

  1. plural of corba

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

corbe

  1. ablative singular of corbis