toothcomb

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toothcomb

(ˈtuːθˌkəʊm)
n
a comb with fine teeth
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Translations

toothcomb

[ˈtuːθˌkəʊm] n to go through sth with a fine toothcombpassare qc al setaccio
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It is salutary to reflect that all through the winter, as Aidan O'Brien honed St Nicholas Abbey, John Dunlop began to warm to Elusive Pimpernel and we punters and judges went through the form with the finest of toothcombs and felled forests of spruce to provide the paper for our useless speculations, that far off in another country a horse bought for buttons and trained by a man nobody had on even the outer rings of their radar screen was quietly on track to prove everyone's nemesis.
There are several drive days across Europe including the UK which are staged for all the European jurors to take the narrowest of toothcombs over the short-listed cars.
There are several driving days across Europe which are staged for all the European jurors to take the finest of toothcombs over the short-listed cars.