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  • n  a flat device with narrow pointed teeth on one edge; disentangles or arranges hair
  • n  the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds
  • n  any of several tools for straightening fibers
  • n  ciliated comb-like swimming plate of a ctenophore
  • n  the act of drawing a comb through hair
    his hair needed a comb
  • v  straighten with a comb
    comb your hair
  • v  search thoroughly
    They combed the area for the missing child
  • v  smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb
    comb your hair before dinner
    comb the wool
News & Articles


  • Rosie O Donnell in USA Today
    The feud continued this week when O'Donnell posted this entry on her website: "so what happens/ when u say the emperor has no clothes/ the comb over goes ballistic/ via phone to mr king."
  • Nicola Roxon in Sydney Morning Herald
    I will be going through every request for an increase with a fine-tooth comb to make sure the increases are as low as they can be,Ms Roxon said.

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