currycomb

[ kur-ee-kohm, kuhr- ]
/ ˈkɜr iˌkoʊm, ˈkʌr- /

noun

a comb, usually with rows of metal teeth, for currying horses.

verb (used with object)

to rub or clean with such a comb.

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Origin of currycomb

First recorded in 1565–75; curry2 + comb
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British Dictionary definitions for currycomb

currycomb
/ (ˈkʌrɪˌkəʊm) /

noun

a square comb consisting of rows of small teeth, used for grooming horses
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