Coomb

Coomb is an alternate spelling of combe. It may also refer to: ...
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Coomb

• (n.) Alt. of Coombe • (n.) A dry measure of four bushels, or half a quarter.
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Coomb

[unit] A coomb is a measure of volume. Its exact original details are not known. In 13th century England it was defined as 4 bushels (~140 L). It was in use in Norfolk until the 1790s or later, as a dry measure: `Ben sold my Wheat to the Marlingford Miller this Morning for 19 shillings per Coomb` - Parson Woodforde`s Diary, May 20, 1786. Th...
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Coomb

Coomb noun [ Anglo-Saxon cumb a liquid measure, perhaps from Late Latin cumba boat, tomb of stone, from Greek ... hollow of a vessel, cup, boat, but confer German kumpf bowl.] A dry measure of four bushels, or half a quarter. [ Written also comb .]
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