Definition of kerb in English:

kerb

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Pronunciation: /kəːb
 
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(US curb)

noun

  • A stone edging to a pavement or raised path.
    More example sentences
    • Traces of the stone kerb can be seen on the east side.
    • If the plans get the go-ahead they will include improvements to the pavements like dropping kerbs where appropriate.
    • Works to raise kerbs and improve lighting on the A414 in Danbury will begin on Monday.

Origin

mid 17th century (denoting a raised border or frame): variant of curb.

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