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curb

1. thickening of the plantar tarsal ligament in the hock of the horse. The ligament is obviously thickened a few inches below the point of the hock. Initially there is pain at the site, the horse is lame and at rest stands with the weight on the other leg.
2. that part of a curb bit in a bridle that provides the restraint additional to the bit itself. Includes the bars and chain. See also bit (2).

curb reins
the reins attached to the bars of a curb bit.
References in classic literature ?
Getting out of the car and leaving it by the curb, we walked with some difficulty along the crowded pavement of King William Street and entered the open door of a large insurance office.
On the night of the banquet Paulvitch waited at the curb before the residence of the German minister, where he could scan the face of each guest that arrived.
The sidewalks were superb marble slabs polished as smooth as glass, and the curbs that separated the walks from the broad street were also set thick with clustered emeralds.
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After backfilling the curb area as described, the Contractor shall re-pave the affected portion of the roadway in accordance with the October 21,2104 Prequalified Pavers Memorandum specifications (Attachment 2).
Side flares may not be steeper than 1:10 (the side flares can be eliminated where there is no pedestrian traffic crossing the curb ramp from side to side)
was picked up from preschool, he decided he didn't need his mom's help anymore stepping off the curb, (http://www.
We tend to forget this, but the curb appeal of the neighborhood is just as important as that of the actual community.
Ollie to frontside pivot on the curb and then ollie to fakie out
The right front wheel climbed the curb and deflated, with the van becoming stuck on the curb
The curb involves stone leeks, shiitake mushrooms and rushes used in tatami mats.
The proposal to seek the curb under World Trade Organization (WTO) rules was endorsed at a plenary meeting in Tokyo of representatives of the regional member groups of the Japan Association of the Necktie Industry, based in Kyoto, officials of the association said.