a Windsor chair back in which the vertical spindles are surmounted by a broad, carved crest rail resembling a comb.
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How to use comb back in a sentence
She even parted it on one side; drew back a little, looked to see whether it was right and put the comb back in her pocket.The Possessed | Fyodor Dostoevsky
And boldly, with no thought of what I did, I raised my hand to her head and put the comb back in place.The Joy of Captain Ribot | Armando Palacio Valds
Proceed thus,—sweeping the bees off every comb back into the hive with the feather, till you come to the centre comb.The Book of Sports: | William Martin
These types originated the names comb back and fan back, by which Windsor chairs of these types are known.Colonial Homes and Their Furnishings | Mary H. Northend