comber


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.
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   2. A long, curling wave.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Comber \Com"ber\, v. t.
   To cumber. [Obs.] --Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Comber \Com"ber\, n.
   Encumbrance. [Obs.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Comber \Com"ber\, n. (Zool.)
   The cabrilla. Also, a name applied to a species of wrasse.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cumber \Cum"ber\ (k?m"b?r), n. [Cf. encombre hindrance,
   impediment. See Cuber,v.]
   Trouble; embarrassment; distress. [Obs.] [Written also
   comber.]
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         A place of much distraction and cumber.  -- Sir H.
                                                  Wotton.
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         Sage counsel in cumber.                  --Sir W.
                                                  Scott.
   [1913 Webster] Cumberland
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