[ kohm-out ]
/ ˈkoʊmˌaʊt /
a thorough combing or brushing of the hair.
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Origin of comb-out
First recorded in 1915–20; noun use of verb phrase comb out
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British Dictionary definitions for comb-out
verb (tr, adverb)
to remove (tangles or knots) from (the hair) with a comb
to isolate and remove for a purpose
to survey carefully; examine systematically
an act of combing out
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