Entry from British & World English dictionary
A comb with a tapering tail or handle used in styling to lift, divide, or curl the hair.
- Using a rat tail comb gently create a series of hair loops that are pulled loose from the Twist.
- We never use mane and tail combs because they break the hair.
- It is anticipated that a set of three or four such clip-on combs having different tooth spacings may be purchased by a hairdresser and these clipped on to a conventional tail comb as required.
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