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coomb


coomb


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coomb  \Coomb\,  n.  [AS.  cumb  a  liquid  measure,  perh.  from  LL 
  cumba  boat,  tomb  of  stone,  fr  Gr  ?  hollow  of  a  vessel,  cup, 
  boat,  but  cf  G.  kumpf  bowl.] 
  A  dry  measure  of  four  bushels,  or  half  a  quarter.  [Written 
  also  {comb}.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coomb  \Coomb\,  Coombe  \Coombe\,  n.  [See  {Comb},  {Combe},  in  this 
  sense.] 
  A  hollow  in  a  hillside.  [Prov.  Eng.]  See  {Comb},  {Combe}.