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comber


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Comber  \Comb"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  combs;  one  whose  occupation  it  is  to  comb  wool, 
  flax,  etc  Also  a  machine  for  combing  wool,  flax,  etc 
 
  2.  A  long,  curling  wave. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Comber  \Com"ber\,  v.  t. 
  To  cumber.  [Obs.]  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Comber  \Com"ber\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  cabrilla.  Also  a  name  applied  to  a  species  of  wrasse. 
  [Prov.  Eng.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Comber  \Com"ber\,  n. 
  Encumbrance.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cumber  \Cum"ber\  (k?m"b?r),  n.  [Cf.  encombre  hindrance, 
  impediment.  See  Cuber,v.] 
  Trouble;  embarrassment;  distress.  [Obs.]  [Written  also 
  {comber}.] 
 
  A  place  of  much  distraction  and  cumber.  --  Sir  H. 
  Wotton. 
 
  Sage  counsel  in  cumber.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott.