Definitions of curb
v. t. - To bend or curve 2
v. t. - To guide and manage, or restrain, as with a curb; to bend to one's will; to subject; to subdue; to restrain; to confine; to keep in check. 2
v. t. - To furnish wich a curb, as a well; also, to restrain by a curb, as a bank of earth. 2
v. i. - To bend; to crouch; to cringe. 2
n. - That which curbs, restrains, or subdues; a check or hindrance; esp., a chain or strap attached to the upper part of the branches of a bit, and capable of being drawn tightly against the lower jaw of the horse. 2
n. - An assemblage of three or more pieces of timber, or a metal member, forming a frame around an opening, and serving to maintain the integrity of that opening; also, a ring of stone serving a similar purpose, as at the eye of a dome. 2
n. - A frame or wall round the mouth of a well; also, a frame within a well to prevent the earth caving in. 2
n. - A curbstone. 2
n. - A swelling on the back part of the hind leg of a horse, just behind the lowest part of the hock joint, generally causing lameness. 2
The word "curb" uses 4 letters: B C R U.
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