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Corban
Corbe
Corbeil
corbeille
Corbel
corbel arch
corbel step
Corbel-table
corbeling
Corbell
corbelled
Corbelling
Corbett
corbicula
Corbie crow
corbie gable
corbie-step
Corbies
corbiestep
corbina
Corbusier, Le
Corby
Corcelet
corchorus
Corchorus olitorius
Corcle
Corcorax melanorhamphus
Corcovado

corbie definitions

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English, modification of Anglo-French corbin, from Latin corvinus of a raven more at corvine Date: 15th century chiefly Scottish carrion crow; also raven

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. Sc. 1 a raven. 2 a carrion crow. Phrases and idioms: corbie-steps the steplike projections on the sloping sides of a gable. Etymology: ME f. OF corb, corp f. L corvus crow

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Corbie Cor"bie or Corby Cor"by (k[^o]r"b[y^]), n.; pl. Corbies (-b[i^]z). [F. corbeau, OF. corbel, dim. fr. L. corvus raven.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) The raven. [Scot.] 2. (her.) A raven, crow, or chough, used as a charge. Corbie crow, the carrion crow. [Scot.]



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