"combs" in the noun sense
a flat device with narrow pointed teeth on one edge disentangles or arranges hair
2. comb, cockscomb, coxcomb
the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds
any of several tools for straightening fibers
ciliated comb-like swimming plate of a ctenophore
5. comb, combing
the act of drawing a comb through hair
"his hair needed a comb"
"combs" in the verb sense
straighten with a comb
"comb your hair"
2. comb, ransack
"They combed the area for the missing child"
3. comb, comb out, disentangle
smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb
"comb your hair before dinner"
"comb the wool"
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