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currycomb

[ kur-ee-kohm, kuhr- ]

noun

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


verb (used with object)

  1. to rub or clean with such a comb.

currycomb

/ ˈkʌrɪˌkəʊm /

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of currycomb1

First recorded in 1565–75; curry 2 + comb
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Example Sentences

A good substitute currycomb can be made of corncobs tied together tightly.

Say, the way these leaders of society currycomb your back would paralyze you!

He must be like a currycomb inside, grass and hay and everything here is full of this damn cactus.

At first the little man stroked and caressed them; then, taking out a currycomb, he currycombed them well.

One of them threw down the currycomb and brush and ran immediately to Ruth as she appeared at the bars.

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