kerb

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  • curb (US and Canada)

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kerb (plural kerbs)

  1. (Britain, Australia, New Zealand) The raised edge between the pavement and the roadway, typically made of concrete though originally consisting of a line of kerbstones.
  2. A stone ring built to enclose and sometimes revet the cairn or barrow built over a chamber tomb.

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kerb (third-person singular simple present kerbs, present participle kerbing, simple past and past participle kerbed)

  1. (Britain, transitive) To damage vehicle wheels or tyres by running into or over a pavement kerb.
  2. To take a dog to the kerb for the purpose of evacuating.
    • 1946, George Johnston, Skyscrapers in the Mist, page 35:
      I was fidgeting a bit, because three dogs were sniffing at my ankles in an interested fashion. They were going out to be kerbed[.]

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kerb f

  1. hatred