curb|stone

curb|stone «ka>EHRB STOHN», noun, adjective.
–n.
a stone or stones forming a curb; raised border of concrete or stone along the edge of a pavement or sidewalk. Also, especially British, kerbstone.
–adj.
1. at or near the curb; curbside.
2. Informal. homespun: »

curbstone philosophy.


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