comber

[ koh-mer ]
/ ˈkoʊ mər /

noun

a person or thing that combs.
a long, curling wave.

Origin of comber

First recorded in 1640–50; comb1 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for comber

comber

/ (ˈkəʊmə) /

noun

a person, tool, or machine that combs wool, flax, etc
a long curling wave; roller
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Word Origin and History for comber

comber


n.

c.1200, "one who cards wool," agent noun from comb (v.).

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