combings

[ koh-mingz ]
/ ˈkoʊ mɪŋz /
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plural noun

hairs removed with a comb or a brush.

Nearby words

  1. combined operations,
  2. combined pregnancy,
  3. combined version,
  4. combinedly,
  5. combing,
  6. combining form,
  7. combining weight,
  8. combo,
  9. combo store,
  10. combust

Origin of combings

First recorded in 1565–75; comb1 + -ing1 + -s3

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British Dictionary definitions for combings

combings

/ (ˈkəʊmɪŋz) /

pl n

the loose hair, wool, etc, removed by combing, esp that of animals
the unwanted loose short fibres removed in combing cotton, etc
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