Definition of Corbie

1. n. The raven.



Definition of Corbie

1. Noun. raven, crow ¹

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Definition of Corbie

1. a raven or crow [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corbie

corbeille
corbeilles
corbeils
corbel
corbel arch
corbel step
corbeled
corbeling
corbelings
corbelled
corbelling
corbels
corbes
corbicula
corbiculae
corbie (current term)
corbie-step
corbie gable
corbie step
corbie steps
corbies
corbiestep
corbiesteps
corbina
corbinas
corbito
corbitos
corby

Literary usage of Corbie

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1. Libraries and Founders of Libraries by Edward Edwards (1864)
"corbie was founded, as early as in the seventh century, by Queen Bathilda, ... 239) this Middle Hill MS. to the other corbie, or Corvey, in Westphalia ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... MSS. deposited in the town library of Orleans, 1793; corbie, 400 of the ... New corbie, MSS. removed to the University of Marburg in 1811; Hirschau, ..."

3. On the Right of the British Line by Gilbert Nobbs (1917)
"We arrived at corbie at 2 AM Not that we knew it was corbie at the time, ... Still, I will say this about corbie, that it is pronounced in the way it is ..."

4. The Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet: Containing an Account of the by Enguerrand de Monstrelet (1810)
"SOME OF KING CHARLES'S CAPTAINS MAKE AN ATTEMPT ON corbie. ABOUT this time, some of king Charles's captains, namely, the lord de Longueval, ..."

5. The Poets and Poetry of Scotland: From the Earliest to the Present Time by James Grant Wilson (1876)
"... And 'mid brightness and calmness my spirit shall rise Like the mist from the mountain, to blend with tho skies. THE corbie AND CRAW. The corbie wi' his ..."

6. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"corbie STEP. Same as Crow Step; the Scotch form, gables of this sort being common in Scottish architecture, previous to the seventeenth century. CORDON. ..."

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