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Definition of Combings
1. hair removed by a comb [n]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Combings
Literary usage of Combings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Animal and Plant Lore: Collected from the Oral Tradition of English Speaking by Fanny Dickerson Bergen (1899)
"You must not throw away hair combings, or birds will take them for their ... Don't throw away hair combings, or a bird may get the hair and carry it to its ..."
2. A Complete handbook for the Hospital Corps of the U.S. Army and Navy and by Charles Field Mason (1906)
"the hatch, the foot is rested on the combings, and Nos. i and 3 release their hold on their beckets and assist in sliding the board over the combing until ..."
3. Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel Manufacturers edited by Sholto Percy, Perry Fairfax Nursey (1848)
"The 'combings' of these batches were six or eight inches above tbe deck. " As soon, therefore, as these three apertures, or their combings, could be raised ..."