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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Corbie  \Cor"bie\  or  Corby  \Cor"by\  (k[^o]r"b[y^]),  n.;  pl 
  {Corbies}  (-b[i^]z).  [F.  corbeau  OF  corbel,  dim.  fr  L. 
  corvus  raven.] 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.)  The  raven.  [Scot.] 
 
  2.  (her.)  A  raven,  crow,  or  chough,  used  as  a  charge. 
 
  {Corbie  crow},  the  carrion  crow.  [Scot.] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  CORBIE 
 
    An  early  system  on  the  {IBM  704}. 
 
  [Listed  in  CACM  2(5):16,  May  1959]. 
 
  (1996-05-10) 
 
 




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