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curbstone

[kurb-stohn] /ˈkɜrbˌstoʊn/
noun
1.
one of the stones, or a range of stones, forming a curb, as along a street.
Also, British, kerbstone.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; curb + stone
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British Dictionary definitions for curb stone

curbstone

/ˈkɜːbˌstəʊn/
noun
1.
the US spelling of kerbstone
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Word Origin and History for curb stone

curbstone

n.

1791, from curb (n.) + stone (n.).

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Slang definitions & phrases for curb stone

curbstone

verb

To pretend to sell a car for a private person while actually selling it for a dealer (1990s+ Car dealers)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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