Curber vs Curter - What's the difference?
As a noun curber
is someone or something which curbs.
As an adjective curter is
Someone or something which curbs.
*1902 , William James, The Varieties of Religious Experience , Folio Society 2008, p. 282:
*:they required him as a safeguard against the demon and a curber of other people's crimes.
A type of thief who used a ‘curb’ or hooked pole to steal things through open windows.
*1977 , Gãmini Salgãdo, The Elizabethan Underworld , Folio Society 2006, p. 33:
*:Night was the natural time for the curber ’s activities and striking up an acquaitance with a serving maid was an invaluable way of getting a window left open or learning the exact layout of the rooms in the house.
Brief or terse, especially to the point of being rude.
Short or concise.
* (terse to the point of being rude) abrupt, blunt, brusque