from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One, such as a machine or a worker, that combs something, such as wool.
- n. A long wave that has reached its peak or broken into foam; a breaker.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a person who combs wool, etc
- n. a machine that combs wool, etc
- n. a long, curving wave breaking on the shore
- n. a type of seawater fish
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who combs; one whose occupation it is to comb wool, flax, etc. Also, a machine for combing wool, flax, etc.
- n. A long, curling wave.
- transitive v. To cumber.
- n. Encumbrance.
- n. The cabrilla. Also, a name applied to a species of wrasse.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who combs; one whose occupation is the combing of wool, etc.
- n. A long curling wave.
- n. An obsolete form of cumber.
- n. The Serranus cabrilla, also called smooth serranus and gaper, a fish of the sea-perch family, about a foot long, common on the southern coast of England.
- n. A species of wrasse or Labrus (L. maculatus, var. comber), with a white lateral band from the eye to the caudal fin, found on the Cornish coast. Also called comber wrasse.
- n. A machine for combing cotton, wool, and other textile fibers.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a long curling sea wave
- n. a machine that separates and straightens the fibers of cotton or wool
- n. a person who separates and straightens the fibers of cotton or wool
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