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kempt


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kempt  \Kempt\, 
  p.  p.  of  {Kemb}.  --B.  Jonson 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kemb  \Kemb\  (k[e^]m),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Kembed}  (k[e^]md)  or 
  {Kempt}  (k[e^]mt;  215);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Kembing}.]  [OE. 
  kemben,  AS  cemban  fr  camb  comb.] 
  To  comb.  [Obs.] 
 
  His  longe  hair  was  kembed  behind  his  back  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  kempt 
  adj  :  (used  of  hair)  neat  and  tidy;  "a  nicely  kempt  beard"  [syn:  {tidy}, 
  {trim}] 




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