coomb

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Angla substantivo
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[1]  unuo?
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el la mezangla *comb, *cumb (> Scots cumb, coom (“kuvo, cisterno”)), el la malnov-angla cumb (“ujo”), el la praĝermana *kumbaz (“bovlo, ujo”). Kp. germana Kumpf (“bovlo”). Alternative, eble el la latina cumba (“ŝipo, ŝton-tombo”), el la malnov-greka κύμβη (kúmbē, “ŝip- aŭ taskavo”).
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[1] An old English measure of corn (e.g., wheat), equal to half a quarter or 4 bushels. Also comb.
    • 1866, James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, volume 1, page 168:
      It was equal to half a quarter, i.e. is identical with the coomb of the eastern counties.
    • 1790 July 13, Thomas Jefferson, U.S. Secretary of State, Plan for establishing uniformity in the Coinage, Weights, and Measures of the United States," report communicated to the House of Representatives:
      Two kilderkins, or strikes, make a measure called a barrel, liquid, and a coomb, dry; this last term being ancient and little used.
[2] alternativa skribado de combe.
    • From the centre of each side of this tree-bound square ran avenues east, west, and south into the wide expanse of corn-land and coomb to the distance of a mile or so.
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[?] Macmillan Dictionary: „coomb“ (brita), „coomb“ (usona)
[?] Merrain-Webster Online Dictionary „coomb
[?] Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus „coomb
[1–4] Dictionary.com (vortaro angla-angla, trezoro kaj enciklopedio) „coomb