comb.

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comb.

abbr.
1. combination
2. combustion
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"I am very glad I persuaded him to receive extreme unction tomorrow," she said, sitting in her dressing jacket before her folding looking glass, combing her soft, fragrant hair with a fine comb. "I have never seen it, but I know, mamma has told me, there are prayers said for recovery."
A pale, damp, creased thing hoisted itself feebly on to the comb. Sacharissa's note changed at once.
The lines ended in a maze of sticky webbing on the face of the comb. The caterpillars could not stop spinning as they walked, and as they walked everywhere, they smarmed and garmed everything.
There are other diseases that may alter the colour of the comb. Fowl pox, a common disease caused by a virus, occurs on the comb, wattles and around the face as swellings that dry up and form black scabs in the dry form of the disease.
The first candidate said 'I managed to sell one comb. The monks scolded me, saying I was openly mocking them.
The website also provides teaching videos showing how to comb.
Do this in the spring before your bee population peaks, and when they are primed to build new comb. Avoid taking comb containing eggs or young brood.
jemenitica than if they were given embossed European wax foundation sheets on which to build comb. For A.
However, from a practical point of view, anyone who has tried to use a lice comb on unruly hair would know that this is impractical--hair that is tangled would tear necessitating the use of fingers, or more efficiently, a widely spaced comb first, and then secondarily a densely packed lice comb. In Arica during these periods, long hair appears to be the norm, thus the compact combs would not have been the ideal tool for grooming hair.
You'll need a few important tools: a wire brush; a combination wide-toothed and narrow toothed comb; a matt cutter and a flea comb.
One also noted that bees accepted comb treated for wax moths better than untreated comb.
As the charged comb attracts the molecules of water, which can be moved easily, the stream bends toward the comb. You may also notice that the strands of your hair start to stand up slightly.