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  • noun Plural form of curbstone.

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Examples

  • They stumbled over curbstones because they were looking at my thighs.

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  • It has been a tatty, poorly-maintained mess for decades and the presence of fresh bombsites on streets already lined with broken curbstones and jerry-built buildings did not make any great difference.

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  • How children adapt to available surfaces, using curbstones, stoops and manhole covers.

    Underworld

  • Protestants flew the Union Jack and painted their curbstones red, white, and blue; Catholics flew the Irish flag and painted their curbs orange, white, and green.

    Double Blind

  • Protestants flew the Union Jack and painted their curbstones red, white, and blue; Catholics flew the Irish flag and painted their curbs orange, white, and green.

    Double Blind

  • How children adapt to available surfaces, using curbstones, stoops and manhole covers.

    Underworld

  • Protestants flew the Union Jack and painted their curbstones red, white, and blue; Catholics flew the Irish flag and painted their curbs orange, white, and green.

    Double Blind

  • How children adapt to available surfaces, using curbstones, stoops and manhole covers.

    Underworld

  • Dressed stone is used to make curbstones for streets, flagstones for roofs and walkways, and other decorative uses such as for carvings and statues.

    Dimension stone

  • The two solid side-walls of the archway were covered, to a height of six feet, with a permanent dado of mud formed of the splashes from the gutter; for, in those days, the foot passenger had no protection from the constant traffic of vehicles and from what was called the kicking of the carts, but curbstones placed upright at intervals, and much ground away by the naves of the wheels.

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