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a person who separates and straightens the fibers of cotton or wool

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a long curling sea wave

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a machine that separates and straightens the fibers of cotton or wool

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COMBER battled their way into the quarter-finals of this years Border Cup coming from 2-1 down for a nail biting victory over Leisure at Glen Road in a hugely entertaining cup tie, and Combers large travelling support will certainly have enjoyed their day out.
Leisure though will be disappointed with Combers equaliser.
Leaving school in 1949, I first learned about combers and combing from a local farmer, Freddy Elliott of Newton Poppleford.
Early combers and thrashers had bevel gears, which had often proved troublesome.
IF all the combers caught by anglers in UK coastal waters in the last 22 years were laid end-to-end on your kitchen table there'd still be room for a pot of tea and your supper of cod and chips.
Britain's 1lb 13oz record boat-caught comber was captured by a small boy in Mounts Bay, Cornwall, in 1977.