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  • verb Present participle of currycomb.

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Examples

  • The hurried sounds of currycombing, raking, and leather polishing spread through the huge barn as the pages noticed the lords coming.

    True Heart

  • The hurried sounds of currycombing, raking, and leather polishing spread through the huge barn as the pages noticed the lords coming.

    True Heart

  • The pony, Dumpling (brown and round as one of Cook's best dumplings), and the donkey, Stupid (which he was not), watched her with half-closed eyes as old Tarn gave them a carefully currycombing, brushing out clouds of winter hair.

    The Lark And The Wren

  • He put me in front of a rousing fire, gave a drink of new corn whiskey to thaw me out, went out and groomed Jim, and then came back and did the same for me, rubbing me down in no gentle currycombing, for well he realized that I was on the verge of physical collapse.

    Recollections and reflections : an auto of half a century and more,

  • A groom was currycombing a horse, and outside the coach-house was Mr. Oke's little high-wheeled cart.

    Hauntings

  • A groom was currycombing a horse, and outside the coach-house was Mr. Oke's little high-wheeled cart.

    A Phantom Lover

  • A GROOM used to spend whole days in currycombing and rubbing down his Horse, but at the same time stole his oats and sold them for his own profit.

    Fables

  • A Groom used to spend whole days in currycombing and rubbing down his

    Aesop's Fables A New Revised Version From Original Sources

  • He is very active and assiduous in his duties, currycombing and rubbing down the horses with alacrity and skill; and, when not otherwise occupied, you may see him talking jovially with chance acquaintances, or observing what is going forward in the street.

    Passages from the American Notebooks, Volume 2.

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