from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A stone or row of stones that constitutes a curb.
- adj. Untrained or unsophisticated; amateurish: a curbstone commentator.
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- n. Alternative spelling of kerbstone.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A stone set along a margin as a limit and protection, as along the edge of a sidewalk next the roadway; an edge stone.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A stone placed against earth or brick- or stonework to prevent it from falling out or spreading.
- n. Specifically, one of the stones set together on edge at the outer side of a sidewalk, forming a curb.
- n. Formerly also spelled kerbstone, kirbstone.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a paving stone forming part of a curb
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