Part of speech: noun

A heavenly body, consisting of a coma surrounding a star - like nucleus, with a nebulous train.

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Usage examples "comet":

  1. When I have had a good long sleep, as I am going to have until to- night, I might- in fact, I hope I shall be able to tell you something definite about the question of the comet." - "The World Peril of 1910", George Griffith.
  2. The red comet in the sky that night. - "The Crisis, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009.
  3. 1676. " Strange news from the East, or a sober account of the Comet or blazing star that has been seen several Mornings of late." - "Primitive Psycho-Therapy and Quackery", Robert Means Lawrence.