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an edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter)

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"Well," said the man, "I should say he would go just as well without; he has an uncommon good mouth, and though he has a fine spirit he has no vice; but we generally find people like the curb."
Daylight superintended the preparations, adjusting the curb strap and the stirrup length, and doing the cinching.
So they set a great truss of straw on fire and threw it down the well, while we leaned on the curb and watched the glowing mass descend.
He curbed the impulse, arising out of his sea-training, to say "Yes, sir," and "No, sir," to her brothers.
This project could not be of any great expense to the public; and might in my poor opinion, be of much use for the despatch of business, in those countries where senates have any share in the legislative power; beget unanimity, shorten debates, open a few mouths which are now closed, and close many more which are now open; curb the petulancy of the young, and correct the positiveness of the old; rouse the stupid, and damp the pert.
Towards mid-day he drove up in a cab which he kept waiting at the curb.
Rahman have already written against these curbs and I cannot add to their sharp analysis.
Some suggestions: The Curb Kittens, Herbs & Curbs Crew, The Curbie Hancocks.
Norwood's senior staff will be meeting with members from the McDonalds team in the coming weeks to begin laying groundwork to install CURBs in a number of McDonalds locations as a pilot program.
Consequently, old traffic signs around Mill Run have been replaced and the community was granted permission to repaint the curbs.
Saudi Arabia will largely maintain supply curbs to Asia in June,while deepening curbs to some European customers, industry sources said recently.
This project will reconstruct eight center plots along Allen Street and seven center plots along Pike Street as areas with plantings and paths, including new pavements and curbs, fencing and gates, bollards, benches, lighting, trees, ground cover and water supply.
Its parking curbs, for example, are used as an alternative to concrete.