2. Noun. (plural of coomb) ¹
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Definition of Coombs
1. coomb [n] - See also: coomb
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Literary usage of Coombs
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1. History of the City of Belfast in the State of Maine: From Its First by Joseph Williamson (1913)
"Jordan W. Coombs and Julia Riggs. Coombs, Harold Temple ... Coombs, Margery Lorena, b. 20 July, 1891; d. Charles William Coombs and Agnes Lorena West (b. ..."
2. Hearings Before the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce of the by United States Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, United States 57th Congress, 1st session, 1901-1902. House. [from old catalog] (1902)
"Mr. Coombs. I do not know whether it is necessarily implied in the power given to ... Mr. Coombs. That is the difference between a railroad and a river. ..."
3. Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine by Henry Sweetser Burrage, Albert Roscoe Stubbs (1909)
"One of the executors of this will was Philip Coombs, of Newbury, Massachusetts. ... "In 1836 Philip Coombs, one of the original settlers of Bangor, ..."
4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Richard Vaughan Barnewall, Great Britain Court of King's Bench, John Leycester Adolphus (1835)
"... Coombs and Another, Assignees of SAMUEL Coombs, a Bankrupt, against BEAUMONT. A steam engine DROVER for steam-engines, other engines, tram's, -i, ..."
5. Reports of Cases Determined in the Court of Chancery, and in the Prerogative by New Jersey Court of Chancery, New Jersey Prerogative Court, New Jersey Court of Errors and Appeals (1854)
"That she died before her husband, Isaac Coombs, senior. That the one-fourth of her title vested, at her decease, in Isaac Coombs, Jr., now deceased. ..."