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coombe


coombe


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Comb  \Comb\,  Combe  \Combe\  (?  or  ?),  n.  [AS.  comb,  prob.  of 
  Celtic  origin;  cf  W.  cwm  a  dale,  valley.] 
  That  unwatered  portion  of  a  valley  which  forms  its 
  continuation  beyond  and  above  the  most  elevated  spring  that 
  issues  into  it  [Written  also  {coombe}.]  --Buckland. 
 
  A  gradual  rise  the  shelving  combe  Displayed.  --Southey. 
 
  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}.