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English definition of “comb”

comb

noun [C] (HAIR TOOL)   /koʊm/
a strip of plastic, wood, or metal with a row of long, narrow parts along one side, which is used to arrange or hold the hair: Combs have been used from ancient times by women to hold and fix their hair.
(Definition of comb noun (HAIR TOOL) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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