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Dictionary definition for: Comb

1. (n) a flat device with narrow pointed teeth on one edge; disentangles or arranges hair

2. (v) straighten with a comb; "comb your hair" "comb the wool"

3. (n) the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds

4. (v) search thoroughly; "They combed the area for the missing child"

5. (n) a fleshy and deeply serrated outgrowth atop the heads of certain birds especially domestic fowl

6. (v) smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb; "comb your hair before dinner" "comb the wool"

7. (n) any of several tools for straightening fibers

8. (n) ciliated comb-like swimming plate of a ctenophore

9. (n) the act of drawing a comb through hair; "his hair needed a comb"

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