Definition of Combless

1. a. Without a comb or crest; as, a combless cock.



Definition of Combless

1. Adjective. Without a comb or crest. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Combless

1. without a comb [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Combless

combing ridges
combings
combining
combining character
combining characters
combining form
combining forms
combining site
combining weight
combis
combjellies
combjelly
comblainite
comble
combles
combless (current term)
comblike
combo
combo box
combo boxes
combo deck
comboloio
comboloios
combos
combover
combovers
combretum
combretum family
combrous

Literary usage of Combless

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Mechanism of Mendelian Heredity by Thomas Hunt Morgan (1915)
"The verification of the latter point was supposed to be found in the relation of the single comb to a combless condition found in the Breda race of fowls, ..."

2. Inheritance in Poultry by Charles Benedict Davenport (1906)
"No combless fowl was raised to maturity, and the only possible cases were seen in still very young or unhatched chicks. ..."

3. Report by American Genetic Association (1907)
"There are also the walnut comb of the Malay, the V-comb of the crested races, the leaf comb of the English Houdans, and even the combless condition. ..."

4. The Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare, Evangeline Maria O'Connor (1901)
"Pet. A herald, Kate ? O, put me in thy books! Kath. What is your crest? a coxcomb? Pet. A combless cock, so Kate will be my hen. Kath. ..."

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