Comb in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Comb

(transitive, especially of hair or fur) To groom with a toothed implement; chiefly with a comb. | (transitive) To separate choice cotton fibers from worsted cloth fibers. | (transitive) To search thoroughly as if raking over an area with a comb.

Short Example Sentences for Comb

  • 1. Here is the comb and the rest of the hairpins. 🔊
  • 2. Top-dress with comb and brush. 🔊
  • 3. Penny bagpipes, comb and paper. 🔊
  • 4. A flint comb used in shredding fibers. 🔊
  • 5. A flint comb used in rounding and polishing needles. 🔊
  • 6. Eve picked up her comb and turned back towards the door. 🔊
  • 7. Horn, a horn spoon; a comb of horn. 🔊
  • 8. John laughed again as the girl began very composedly to comb her hair. 🔊
  • 9. You need not try to comb out or shove back the matted locks. 🔊
  • 10. And I proceeded to comb my hair with a firm look on my face. 🔊
  • 11. On the piano stood the box with the comb which President Faure had given me. 🔊

How to use Comb in Sentences?

  • 1. Lelievre took the comb out of her hand, and arranged his hair as if she were caressing him. 🔊
  • 2. Papa says that if he is to take part he must be the one who sings on the comb and tissue-paper. 🔊
  • 3. I may at once say that the comb was in a cabinet in the drawing-room, and was not stolen. 🔊
  • 4. She was too lazy to scratch her own head, and would often make me scratch and comb it for her. 🔊
  • 5. He leaves orders that these fellers behind are t' comb the country till he calls 'em off. 🔊
  • 6. Then Arthur called for a golden comb and a pair of scissors with silver loops. 🔊
  • 7. I had not even a comb left, not even a book to read, when things grew all too sad with me. 🔊
  • 8. The first comb to reach the cotton may have as few as 16, and the last 90 teeth per inch. 🔊
  • 9. Leave it until quite dry, and then unfasten it, and, if necessary, comb out the fringe. 🔊
  • 10. Then he draws a comb lightly across the surface, making all sorts of odd figures, no two alike. 🔊
  • 11. As he hurried on down Dame Street, he strove to comb his tangled thoughts into some symmetry. 🔊
  • 12. I broke all the teeth out of the comb because it was never intended to be pulled through a thicket of piano wire. 🔊
  • 13. In the comb department the throwing of chunks of composite was the workers' chief diversion. 🔊
  • 14. The comb and the brush may be used to remove the impacted matter, and relieve the disagreeable sensation. 🔊
  • 15. In 1907 a belfry and farm bell were put on the comb of the roof of the first girls' hall. 🔊
  • 16. Two years ago a great comb was built outside an eaveboard, probably because there was no room for more comb inside. 🔊
  • 17. He having performed his ablutions sat down on the river bank to comb and dress his hair, which was twelve cubits long. 🔊
  • 18. Her white shoulders gleamed through the transparent chiffon, and a comb set with rhinestones sparkled in the fluff of her blond hair. 🔊
  • 19. In passing through the fringe of lap, the teeth comb the attached fibres but deliver the loose ones to the main cylinder. 🔊
  • 20. She fetched a queer battered old comb which she washed and then proceeded with true feminine rapture to comb the wonderful waving locks. 🔊
  • 21. So he stuck his paw inside the door and broke off a good sized piece of comb full of nice, yellow honey. 🔊
  • 22. He could only sit with open mouth staring at his father, and this demeanour instantly set up the comb of that peppery little bantam. 🔊
  • 23. She looked up as his shadow fell across her, paused a moment with the comb poised in mid-air, and then calmly drew it through her yellow locks. 🔊
  • 24. Then Becky went into her room, and took off her hat and coat and ran a comb through the bronze waves of her hair. 🔊