combless


Related to combless: combed

combless

(ˈkəʊmlɪs)
adj
without a comb
References in classic literature ?
As soon as they entered the town, Pinocchio noticed that all the streets were filled with hairless dogs, yawning from hunger; with sheared sheep, trembling with cold; with combless chickens, begging for a grain of wheat; with large butterflies, unable to use their wings because they had sold all their lovely colors; with tailless peacocks, ashamed to show themselves; and with bedraggled pheasants, scuttling away hurriedly, grieving for their bright feathers of gold and silver, lost to them forever.
Those carbines issued to Cuirassier units were notable for their combless buttstocks and leather buttplates that permitted them to be fired by a man wearing breastplate armor (yes, in 1890
To accommodate their steel breast plate and helmet, the Cuirassier carbine had a completely combless stock to allow for proper sight alignment when the trooper shouldered his carbine wearing the Mle 1870 Cuirassier helmet.