currycomb

noun cur·ry·comb \ ˈkər-ē-ˌkōm , ˈkə-rē- \

Definition of currycomb

: a comb made of rows of metallic teeth or serrated ridges and used especially to curry horses

currycomb

transitive verb

First Known Use of currycomb

1573

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