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comb British & World English

A strip of plastic, metal, or wood with a row of narrow teeth, used for untangling or arranging the hair

comb English Thesaurus

she combed her hair

comb-back British & World English

A high-backed Windsor chair with a straight top rail

comb-over British & World English

A strip of hair combed over a bald patch on a man’s head in an attempt to conceal it

rose comb British & World English

A fleshy comb which lies flat on the head of certain breeds of domestic fowl

tail comb British & World English

A comb with a tapering tail or handle used in styling to lift, divide, or curl the hair

comb jelly British & World English

A marine animal with a jellyfish-like body bearing rows of fused cilia for propulsion. They are typically small planktonic animals and are noted for their luminescence

curry comb British & World English

A metal device with serrated ridges, used for removing dirt from a body brush with which a horse is being groomed

Venus's comb British & World English

Another term for shepherd's needle.

virgin comb British & World English

A honeycomb that has been used only once for honey and never for storing eggs

fine-tooth comb British & World English

A comb with narrow teeth that are close together

comb something out in comb British & World English

Remove something in the hair by drawing a comb through it

backcomb British & World English

Comb (the hair) from the ends of the strands towards the scalp to make it look thicker

toothcomb British & World English

Used with reference to a very thorough search or analysis of something

fine-toothed comb in fine-tooth comb British & World English

A comb with narrow teeth that are close together

lotusbird British & World English

A jacana with a pink comb on the forehead, found in Australasia and Indonesia

comb-crested jacana in lotusbird British & World English

A jacana with a pink comb on the forehead, found in Australasia and Indonesia