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EtymologyEdit

Old French corbe, from Latin curvus.

AdjectiveEdit

corbe (comparative more corbe, superlative most corbe)

  1. (obsolete) crooked
    • Edmund Spenser, The Shepheardes Calender
      I deeme thy braine emperished bee
      Through rusty elde, that hath rotted thee:
      Or sicker thy head veray tottie is,
      So on thy corbe shoulder it leanes amisse.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for corbe in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


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NounEdit

corbe f

  1. plural of corba

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