Coomb definition

ko͝om
(brit.) A deep, narrow valley; ravine.
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An old English measure of corn (e.g., wheat), equal to half a quarter or 4 bushels. Also comb.
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Alternative spelling of combe.
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Noun

Singular:
coomb
Plural:
coombs

Origin of coomb

  • Anglo-Saxon cumb a liquid measure, perhaps from Latin cumba boat, tomb of stone, from Ancient Greek hollow of a vessel, cup, boat, but compare German Kumpf bowl.

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