currycomb


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currycomb

a square comb consisting of rows of small teeth, used for grooming horses
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Arlie hugged her sweaty neck, went to the trailer, got a metal currycomb and scraped some of the foam from her.
Her supply of birch was extensive, and kept in water so that it was always green and pliant: she had a shaft with a dozen whip thongs on each of them; a dozen different sizes of cat-o'-nine tails, some with needle points worked into them; various kinds of thin bending canes; leather straps like coach traces; battledores made of thick sole-leather, with inch nails run through to docket, and currycomb tough hides rendered callous by years flagellation.
to bottom, the currycomb combatant through burdock and dried urine, even
He likes to play and growl at me when I do him over with a currycomb at night.
There he was signed-up as a member of the Matabele Mounted Police and issued with a horse, Martin-Henry rifle, a gun bucket and currycomb.
If the teeth were narrowed, say by addition of a steel currycomb at the toothed edge of the lip, it would harvest small grain.
When he was sober it was enough learning experiment just to teach his house slaves how to properly steam his salted codfish or teach his stableboys how to currycomb his horses or teach his field hands how to grow cubeb, how to dry the spicy fruit, so that he could smoke that in his pipe instead of tobacco.