See also: comblé

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French comble. Doublet of cumulus.

NounEdit

comble (plural combles)

  1. (heraldry) A band along the top part of the shield, half the breadth of the chief.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French cumble, inherited through a Vulgar Latin form *cumlu(s) from Latin cumulus. Doublet of cumulus, a borrowing.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃bl/
  • (file)

NounEdit

comble m (plural combles)

  1. summit, peak (of a building)
  2. (figuratively) pinnacle
  3. overabundance; overload
  4. (heraldry) comble

AdjectiveEdit

comble (plural combles)

  1. packed, heaving, crowded
    Le stade est comble.
    The stadium is packed.

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French comble.

NounEdit

comble m (plural combles)

  1. (heraldry) comble