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comber

1. a person, tool, or machine that combs wool, flax, etc.
2. a long curling wave; roller

comber

[′kōm·ər]
(oceanography)
A deep-water wave of long, curling character with a high, breaking crest pushed forward by a strong wind.
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Like all good thrillers the winner was more than a little controversial, after some good play down the left from Comber the ball was crossed to Robinson and his low shot was saved one handed by Tierney.
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A farmer all his life, he is now the only traveling reed comber in East Devon, England.
My father retired in 1968, and I took the comber on, and kept it stored and dry until 1977.
But Clifton J Morris, a Sunday People sea fishing fan from deepest Nottinghamshire, gave the comber story an extra twist when he joined Warsop's Deepsea Angling Club's final marathon outing to Cornwall before they disbanded after 25 years.