(Brit) a hairgrip consisting of a piece of metal bent over to form a tight clip and having the upper part ridged to prevent it slipping on the hair
[kur-bee] /ˈkɜr bi/ noun 1. a male given name.
[kur-bee-smith] /ˈkɜr biˈsmɪθ/ noun 1. Edmund, 1824–93, Confederate general in the American Civil War.
[keerkh-hawf] /ˈkirx hɔf/ noun 1. Gustav Robert [goo s-tahf roh-bert] /ˈgʊs tɑf ˈroʊ bɛrt/ (Show IPA), 1824–87, German physicist. /German ˈkɪrçhɔf/ noun 1. Gustav Robert (ˈɡʊstaf ˈroːbɛrt). 1824–87, German physicist. With Bunsen he developed the method of spectrum analysis that led to their discovery of caesium (1860) and rubidium (1861): also worked on electrical networks […]
[keersh-ner, keerk-; German keerkh-nuh r] /ˈkɪərʃ nər, ˈkɪərk-; German ˈkirx nər/ noun 1. Ernst Ludwig, 1880–1938, German expressionist artist. /German kirçnər/ noun 1. Ernst Ludwig. 1880–1938, German expressionist painter and printmaker; a founder of the group die Brücke (1905)