Definition of Kembing

1. Verb. (present participle of kemb) ¹



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Definition of Kembing

1. kemb [v] - See also: kemb

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kembing

kelt
kelter
kelters
keltie
kelties
kelts
kelty
kelvin
kelvins
kelyanite
kelyphite
kelyphites
kemancha
kemb
kembed
kembing (current term)
kembo
kemboed
kemboing
kembos
kembs
kemelin
kemelins
kemenche
kemerovo virus
kemmlitzite
kemo sabe
kemonomimi
kemonomimis
kemosabe

Literary usage of Kembing

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1. Publications by Oxford Historical Society, Bostonian Society (1890)
"4 ' (' kembing' substituted for ' combed. 7. ing.') 3 ('good' was afterwards scored * ('fooleries' was afterwards scored out.) ont. ..."

2. Shakespeare Jest-books: Reprints of the Early and Very Rare Jest-books by William Carew Hazlitt (1864)
"In the morning, shee did rise betimes, and did sit by the fire kembing of her head. At last, the man did come to the fire ; and, seeing of his wife ..."

3. The History of Wool and Woolcombing by James Burnley (1889)
"... and expences," worked out his invention, which was described as " Two instruments of iron, to be used in the said trade of wool kembing and pressing, ..."

4. The Hair: Its Growth, Care, Diseases and Treatment by Charles Henri Leonard (1879)
"... when that at the kembing and scratching of the head, certaine white scales, as it were branne, falleth off from the head, and lyeth very thick among and ..."

5. Early English and French Voyages: Chiefly from Hakluyt, 1534-1608 by Richard Hakluyt (1906)
"Their men for the most part goe naked; the women take a kinde of bulrushes, and kembing it after the manner of hemp, make themselves thereof a loose garment ..."

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