Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of currycomb.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of currycomb.

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Examples

  • The horse trailers and pickups were pulling up to the barns to load the 4-H projects: geese and rabbits and hens, calves, ponies, sheep, plus cots and sleeping bags, coolers, currycombs and hoof polish and electric clippers.

    The Dirty Life

  • Teenage girls put down their currycombs and stared and snickered.

    Bailey White: 'The Wedding Horse'

  • Sheila used permanent marker to write Yellow Cap on all her grooming brushes and currycombs.

    The God of Animals

  • Sheila used permanent marker to write Yellow Cap on all her grooming brushes and currycombs.

    The God of Animals

  • De Rure Albo (socolled becauld it was chalkfull of masterplasters and had borgeously letout gardens strown with cascadas, pinta-costecas, horthoducts and currycombs) and set off from Luds — town a spasso to see how badness was badness in the weirdest of all pensible ways.

    Finnegans Wake

  • Just this afternoon I was working in the stable with horses, hay, currycombs.

    The crush

  • All currycombs found are handwrought, and many have pleasing designs on the backs, formed by the curved iron strips which extend from the handle prong to the back of the comb.

    New Discoveries at Jamestown Site of the First Successful English Settlement in America

  • As it happened, they led him out for execution just at the time when "Hear, O Israel!" fell to be repeated, and as they tore his flesh with currycombs, and as he was with long-drawn breath sounding forth the word one, his soul departed from him.

    Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala

  • Then he ordered blood from the sacrifices to be brought and compared it with the blood of the murdered prophet, when, finding the one unlike the other, he said, 'If ye tell me the truth, well and good; if not, I will comb your flesh with iron currycombs!'

    Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala

  • Upon nails in the rafters of the ceiling swing buckets and dippers and lamps, currycombs and brushes.

    Sergeant York And His People

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