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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Hairs removed by a particular implement.

Usage examples (32)
  • To wreathe her wrinkled brow with well saved "combings" --
  • Vague personal belongings, such as combings, handkerchiefs, a spectacle case, a hairbrush, were found tucked away in
  • We know, at that time, pubic combings were taken from her.
  • So much has come out that I have a great big box full of these “combings.” for more
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