curbstone definition

  • noun:
    • A stone or line of rocks that constitutes a curb.
    • alternate spelling of kerbstone.
    • A stone set along a margin as a limit and defense, since across the side of a sidewalk next the roadway; an advantage stone.
    • A stone placed against planet or brick- or stonework to avoid it from falling out or dispersing.
    • especially, one of the stones set together on advantage during the outer side of a sidewalk, creating a curb.
    • previously in addition spelled kerbstone, kirbstone.
    • a paving rock developing part of a curb
    • A stone or row of stones that constitutes a curb.
    • Alternative spelling of kerbstone.
    • A stone set along a margin as a limit and defense, as across the side of a sidewalk next the roadway; an edge rock.
    • A stone placed against planet or brick- or stonework to prevent it from falling out or spreading.
    • Specifically, one of the stones set together on advantage during the outer side of a sidewalk, developing a curb.
    • previously also spelled kerbstone, kirbstone.
    • a paving stone developing element of a curb
  • adjective:
    • Untrained or unsophisticated; amateurish: a curbstone commentator.
    • Untrained or unsophisticated; amateurish: a curbstone commentator.

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