Comber



[koh-mer] /ˈkoʊ mər/

noun
1.
a person or thing that .
2.
a long, curling wave.
/ˈkəʊmə/
noun
1.
a person, tool, or machine that combs wool, flax, etc
2.
a long curling wave; roller
n.

c.1200, “one who cards wool,” agent noun from comb (v.).

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