rose comb

Origin of rose comb

First recorded in 1840–50
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Examples from the Web for rose comb

Historical Examples of rose comb

  • The rose-comb is preferable, and the beak and legs should be light and clear.

    Poultry

    Hugh Piper

  • The comb on the head of the Barred Dominique is of the type known as the rose-comb, having many rows of slight projections.

    The Meaning of Evolution

    Samuel Christian Schmucker