\ ˈkem \
kembed\ -​md \ or kempt\ -​m(p)t \; kembed or kempt; kembing; kembs

Definition of kemb

 (Entry 1 of 2)

dialectal

kemb

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of kemb (Entry 2 of 2)

dialectal

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History and Etymology for kemb

Transitive verb

Middle English kemben, from Old English cemban; akin to Old Saxon kembian to comb, Old High German kemben, chempen, Old Norse kemba; denominatives from the root of English comb entry 1

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“Kemb.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kemb. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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