Corb

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Corb A basket used in coal mines, etc. see Corf.
    • Corb (Arch) An ornament in a building; a corbel.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n corb A basket; an alms-basket. Specifically
    • n corb In mining, a vessel of sheet-iron used in raising coal from the bottom of the shaft; a corf.
    • n corb In architecture, a corbel.
    • n corb An abbreviated form of corban.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Corb korb an iron basket used in raising coal.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. corbis, basket. Cf. Corbeil Corp
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. corbis, a basket.

Usage

In literature:

Corb, and Sir George Ramsay.
"Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character" by Edward Bannerman Ramsay
Childebert, the eldest of the three, was ten years of age; Corbe nine, and Merovee, the youngest, six.
"The Branding Needle, or The Monastery of Charolles" by Eugène Sue
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In news:

Morty Corb, a jazz bassist who performed with Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Pearl Bailey and Nat King Cole, among others, died on Saturday at a Las Vegas hotel.
Corb Lund brings us his western world.
The Gastown Sessions with Corb Lund.
Canadian country musician Corb Lund performs Getting' Down On The Mountain at Bitter Tasting Room in Gastown.
Corb Lund puts the rugged back in country (video).
Watch Corb Lund ride a horse in thenew video September.
Morty Corb , a jazz bassist who performed with Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Pearl Bailey and Nat King Cole, among others, died on Saturday at a Las Vegas hotel.
Give Alberta, Canada, native Corb Lund a chance and I'm betting it won't take long for him to charm you into helpless fanhood.
I love Corb Lund's music, and it sounds like fun.
Watch Corb Lund 's "Dig Gravedigger Dig" Video.
The Gastown Sessions with Corb Lund .
The prelude to Canadian singer-songwriter Corb Lund 's new album sounds like a classic country music song.
You can almost see the twinkle in Corb Lund 's eye throughout "Cabin Fever," an album of pithy mischief and roguish charm, due out on Tuesday.
Harrison designer Giovanni Pagnotta's distinctive chairs are stronger than steel, lighter than a newborn, and cooler than le corb.
There's bull riding, a Corb Lund Concert, and MUCH MUCH more…like chili tasting.
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