Wool comber

One whose occupation is to comb wool.
A machine for combing wool.

See also: Wool, Wool

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Thomas Wildley, a wool comber, murdered his aunt Susanne Wall, licensee of the inn, and also his cousin, Ann Shenton, Mrs Wall's daughter.
As part of his greeting, the priest told us we were to celebrate at the end of Mass the blessing of throats, the rite associated with the memorial of Saint Blase, bishop and martyr, invoked for the cure of throat ailments and other illnesses (not to mention diseases of cattle and as the patron of wool combers, but that's another story).
In Burdrop with a magnificent view over the valley is Sibford's other pub, the 17th century Bishop Blaize Inn, named after the patron saint of wool combers, where you can get an excellent pint of the superb local Hook Norton beer.