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comb

1. a tool or machine that separates, cleans, and straightens wool, cotton, etc.
2. the fleshy deeply serrated outgrowth on the top of the heads of certain birds, esp the domestic fowl
3. a currycomb
4. a honeycomb
5. the row of fused cilia in a ctenophore

What does it mean when you dream about a comb?

In a dream, the use of a comb could represent tidying up something such as a presentation. It can also represent careful examination, as when we go over something with a “fine tooth comb.”

comb

[kōm]
(design engineering)
(invertebrate zoology)
A system of hexagonal cells constructed of beeswax by a colony of bees.
A comblike swimming plate in ctenophores.
(vertebrate zoology)
A crest of naked tissue on the head of many male fowl.

comb

1. Combing, 1.
2. A drag, 1.
3. Any tool used to produce combing, 2, 3.

COMB.

On drawings, abbr. for “combination.”
References in classic literature ?
He just had strength enough to crawl up on to the comb and lean his back agin the chimbly, and then he collected his impressions and begun to free his mind.
The girl's fervid temp erament intensified the essentially feminine pleasure that most women feel in the passage of the comb through their hair, to a luxury of sensation which absorbed her in enjoyment, so serenely self-demonstrative, so drowsily deep that it did irresistibly suggest a pet cat's enjoyment under a caressing hand.
In the left there was a sort of engine, from the back of which were extended twenty long poles, resembling the pallisados before your majesty's court: wherewith we conjecture the man-mountain combs his head; for we did not always trouble him with questions, because we found it a great difficulty to make him understand us.
Time dragged heavily till the time of the full moon, but it passed at last, and as soon as it rose the young wife went to the pond, combed her black hair with a golden comb, and when she had finished, placed the comb on the bank; then she watched the water impatiently.
The comb was to be a leaden one, because his beard, like that of most fair people, was rather red; he therefore dyed it thus whilst combing it.
If the stock had not been old and overcrowded, the Wax-moth would never have entered; but where bees are too thick on the comb there must be sickness or parasites.
I've raked and combed the sea," Captain Doane would then break out, "and the teeth of my comb are not so wide apart as to let slip through a four-thousand-foot peak.
Carrying the lamp in one hand, the looking-glass in the other, and the brush (with the comb stuck in it) between her teeth, Ariel the Second, otherwise Dexter's cousin, presented herself plainly before me for the first time.
He must be a dull man who can examine the exquisite structure of a comb, so beautifully adapted to its end, without enthusiastic admiration.
While she was eating, the old woman combed her hair with a golden comb, and her hair curled and shone with a lovely golden color around that sweet little face, which was so round and so like a rose.
Changeable is she, and wayward; often have I seen her bite her lip, and pass the comb against the grain of her hair.
Instead of serried rows of bees sealing up every gap in the combs and keeping the brood warm, he sees the skillful complex structures of the combs, but no longer in their former state of purity.