comb·​er | \ ˈkō-mər How to pronounce comber (audio) \

Definition of comber

1 : one that combs
2 : a long curling wave of the sea

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Those two scouts, including Carlos Gomez, a longtime comber of Venezuela’s sandlots, were the first to give Marquez a tryout. Nick Groke, The Denver Post, "Rockies have the youngest rotation in the majors. It was years in the making — and not random.," 28 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of comber

1665, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of comber was in 1665

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