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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.
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Manchester Region: James Bee of Bedford, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney; Pamela Diamantis of Manchester, Curbstone Financial; Peter Janelle of Manchester, Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester; Katie McQuaid Cote of Manchester, Union Leader Corp.
Al Wathba has witnessed the construction of several infrastructure rehabilitation projects such as maintenance of the street leading to the water treatment plant, maintenance of internal roads, improving traffic safety, maintenance of several mosques, maintenance of roads and footpaths at Nahdha (phase 1 & 2), in addition to interlock, road markings, curbstone works at New Wathba and Green Market, and maintenance of traffic signs.
Among the first grouping is Untitled 8, a shot which succeeds in making a curbstone beautiful.
The external works of the graveyard include construction of a 3km long boundary wall, new internal roads to the graveyard, upgrade of old roads near the existing graveyard, interlock and curbstone pavements, street light works, landscaping, demolition of old masjid after opening the new one and external beautification works.
The Water Carrier, was published by Curbstone Press, and his next book,
Love After War (Voices from Vietnam), edited by Wayne Karlin and Ho Anh Thai, Curbstone Press Books, 2003, $19.
Kawaguchi died from brain injuries he sustained during the robbery as he fell from a streetcar and hit a curbstone.
Tenders are invited for Providing and fixing, repairing of curb stone, water table of footpath and painting of curbstone in ward no.
Leonard Berlin recommended, "When asked by a physician for a curbstone consultation, radiologists should, if at all possible, convert the oral consultation into a formal written report, even offering to do so as a courtesy and without remuneration.
Visitors could also check out the DPW store, which sells surplus property, cobblestone and old curbstone.
He is American editor for Curbstone Press's Voices from Vietnam series.
10 Pamela Diamantis of Manchester-based Curbstone Financial Management Corp.