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Definition of Curb
CurbCurb Curb, n.
1. That which curbs, restrains, or subdues; a check or
hindrance; esp., a chain or strap attached to the upper
part of the branches of a bit, and capable of being drawn
tightly against the lower jaw of the horse.
He that before ran in the pastures wild Felt the
stiff curb control his angry jaws. --Drayton.
By these men, religion,that should be The curb, is
made the spur of tyranny. --Denham.
2. (Arch.) An assemblage of three or more pieces of timber,
or a metal member, forming a frame around an opening, and
serving to maintain the integrity of that opening; also, a
ring of stone serving a similar purpose, as at the eye of
3. A frame or wall round the mouth of a well; also, a frame
within a well to prevent the earth caving in.
4. A curbstone.
5. (Far.) A swelling on the back part of the hind leg of a
horse, just behind the lowest part of the hock joint,
generally causing lameness. --James Law.
Curb bit, a stiff bit having branches by which a leverage
is obtained upon the jaws of horse. --Knight.
Curb pins (Horology), the pins on the regulator which
restrain the hairspring.
Curb plate (Arch.), a plate serving the purpose of a curb.
Deck curb. See under Deck.
Curb Curb, v. i.
To bend; to crouch; to cringe. [Obs.]
Virtue itself of vice must pardon beg, Yea, curb and
woo for leave to do him good. --Shak.
Meaning of Curb from wikipedia
- for other
uses, see curb (disambiguation) and kerb (disambiguation). a curb (north american
english), or kerb (british english), is the edge where
- curb records
as asylum-curb and formerly known
as mcg curb) is an independent record label started
by mike curb originally
'mike' curb (born december
24, 1944, savannah, georgia, united
states) is an american
musician, record company
executive, and nascar
- a curb stomp, also called
curbing, curb checking, or making someone
bite the curb is a form of ****ault in which
a victim's mouth
- curb weight
(us english) or kerb weight
(uk english) is the total weight
of a vehicle
equipment, all necessary operating consumables
- a curb chain, or curb strap, is a piece
use on any type of curb bit. it is a flat linked chain
or flat strap
- curb your enthusiasm
is an american comedy television series produced
by hbo, which premiered
15, 2000. it aired
- curb feelers
or curb finders
or wires installed
on a vehicle which
act as 'whiskers' to alert drivers
when they are at the right distance
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