Definitions

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  • v. remove unwanted elements
  • v. smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Del's hand blurred out and tore the comb out of her fingers.

    Hunter,Healer[SequeltoTheSociety]

  • These twenty-year-interval storms comb out superfluous leaves and branches, cut out dead wood, send to the ground decayed and weakly shoots, and scrub and cleanse trunks and branches of parasitic growths.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

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