Definition of Curbstones

1. Noun. (plural of curbstone) ¹



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Definition of Curbstones

1. curbstone [n] - See also: curbstone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Curbstones

curb stomps
curb tenotomy
curbable
curbed
curber
curbers
curbing
curbings
curbless
curbs
curbside
curbsides
curbstone
curbstoner
curbstoners
curbstones (current term)
curby hock
curcas
curch
curches
curculio
curculionidous
curculios
curcumas
curcumin
curcuminoid
curcuminoids
curcumins
curcurion
curd

Literary usage of Curbstones

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1. Inspection of the Materials and Workmanship Employed in Construction: A by Austin Thomas Byrne (1898)
"curbstones. curbstones are employed for the outer side of footways to sustain the ... curbstones carelessly set never present a pleasing appearance. ..."

2. Inspection of the Materials and Workmanship Employed in Construction. A by Austin Thomas Byrne (1899)
"curbstones. curbstones are employed for the outer side of footways to sustain the ... curbstones carelessly set never present a pleasing appearance. ..."

3. Tree Planting on Streets and Highways by William Freeman Fox (1903)
"... but they should be reserved for lawns, dooryards and parks, where they will appear to better advantage than along the curbstones. None of the evergreens ..."

4. The Work of Wall Street: An Account of the Functions, Methods and History of by Sereno Stansbury Pratt (1912)
"... CHAPTER XIII THE CURB MARKET There seems to be a strange affinity between stockbrokers and curbstones. ..."

5. Commentaries on the Law of Municipal Corporations by John Forrest Dillon (1890)
"The question was made that the cost of curbstones was not a legitimate charge upon ... How can the court say, as a legal proposition, that curbstones were ..."

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