Definition of Kerbstone

1. Noun. A paving stone forming part of a curb.

Exact synonyms: Curbstone
Group relationships: Curb, Curbing, Kerb
Generic synonyms: Paving Stone



Definition of Kerbstone

1. n. See Curbstone.

Definition of Kerbstone

1. Noun. A paving stone that forms part of a kerb / curb ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kerbstone

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keraunophobia
kerb
kerb crawlers
kerbed
kerbing
kerbings
kerblam
kerbless
kerboom
kerbs
kerbside
kerbsides
kerbstone (current term)
kerbstones
kercher
kerchered
kerchers
kerchief
kerchiefed
kerchiefs
kerchieves
kerching
kerchoo
kerchunk
kere
kerf
kerfed

Literary usage of Kerbstone

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1. The Parson, Pen, and Pencil: Or, Reminiscences and Illustrations of an by George Musgrave Musgrave (1843)
"This covers a drain, the mouth of which is seen opening just under the kerbstone, and which discharges the liquid descending through a stack-pipe that ..."

2. The Autolycus of the Bookstalls by Walter Jerrold (1902)
"SOME kerbstone LIBRARIES BOOKS—we have it on the word of a hundred men who have devoted their whole lives to the writing of them—afford an unending solace ..."

3. Souls in Khaki: Being a Personal Investigation Into Spiritual Experiences by Arthur Edward Copping (1917)
"... FAITHFUL FIGHTERS A hero's midnight conversion—kerbstone devotions—Instructive boxing-gloves—A peace-loving lad as a fearless fighter—Another glimpse of ..."

4. The Weekly Reporterby Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain Privy Council by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain Privy Council (1906)
"Bye-law—Daily removal of house refuse—Notice to occupiers to place movable- receptacles on kerbstone— Refusal of sanitary authority to remove refuse placed ..."

5. Reports of All the Cases Decided by All the Superior Courts Relating to by Edward William Cox, Great BRitain Magistrates' cases (1907)
"What they have said is that in this district everybody shall put their refuse upon the kerbstone. Mr. Avory says that is the only way in which such power or ..."

6. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1860)
"The waggon, which was going along very slowly at the time the accident happened, was about three-quarters of a yard from the kerbstone, and I should think ..."

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