noun, often attributive
curb·side | \ˈkərb-ˌsīd \

Definition of curbside 

1 : the side of a pavement bordered by a curb

2 : sidewalk

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Those needing curbside collection in Catonsville or Oella should call 410-887-3560. Cody Boteler,, "Baltimore County continues efforts to mitigate damage caused by Sunday storm," 29 May 2018 Yard waste bags contaminated with soil, rocks or grass clippings will be marked with an 'X' and will no longer be eligible for curbside collection. Courant Community, "Community News For The West Hartford Edition," 17 Apr. 2018 After leaving the vehicle, Iovine recorded a video of the curbside exchange she and Pichl had with the driver, Ahmad El Boutary, and then posted it to Facebook. NBC News, "Judge says Uber driver who booted lesbian couple should get license back," 11 July 2018 Los Angeles International Airport is trying to woo fliers with a $14 billion update that includes a $118 million ‘‘curbside appeal’’ project., "Barnes & Noble fires CEO for violating company policies," 3 July 2018 The final piece of steel has been placed for the construction of one of the massive curbside canopies at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Kelly Yamanouchi, ajc, "Hartsfield-Jackson canopy construction moving to next phase," 23 May 2018 During my visit Tuesday, Bettye put on her coat and hat and went outside in the rain to help a disabled person with curbside voting. Jim Stingl, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Stingl: Milwaukee's longest-serving chief poll inspector runs a tight but friendly ship," 3 Apr. 2018 Birmingham was Carvana's fourth market, but the curbside concept began in Atlanta. William Thornton,, "Carvana Curbside operating in Birmingham, offers free delivery to Huntsville, Montgomery," 21 Feb. 2018 But travelers and those picking up passengers should still allow extra time to navigate construction areas and congestion at the airport curbside. Kelly Yamanouchi, ajc, "Hartsfield-Jackson parking squeeze causes travel hassles," 29 June 2018

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First Known Use of curbside

1946, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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