comb

Part of speech: verb

To dress with a comb.

Part of speech: verb

To curl over and break into foam, as waves.

Part of speech: noun

A thin piece of horn, or the like, with teeth; for dressing the hair or holding it in place.

Part of speech: noun

The fleshy crest on the head of a fowl.

Part of speech: noun

The crest of a hill or wave.

Part of speech: noun

Honeycomb.

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Usage examples "comb":

  1. She picked up her comb and drew herself to full height. - "A Daughter of the Land", Gene Stratton-Porter.
  2. So home and to my papers for lacke of company, but by and by comes little Mrs. Tooker and sat and supped with me, and I kept her very late talking and making her comb my head, and did what I will with her. - "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.
  3. She was tolerably sure that a thorough search would comb out a good many more for the Air Board from the Squire's woods than had yet been discovered. - "Elizabeth's Campaign", Mrs. Humphrey Ward.