Kembing
Kemb \Kemb\ (k[e^]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Kembed} (k[e^]md) or {Kempt} (k[e^]mt; 215); p. pr. & vb. n. {Kembing}.] [OE. kemben, AS. cemban, fr. camb comb.] To comb. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

His longe hair was kembed behind his back. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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  • Kemb — (k[e^]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Kembed} (k[e^]md) or {Kempt} (k[e^]mt; 215); p. pr. & vb. n. {Kembing}.] [OE. kemben, AS. cemban, fr. camb comb.] To comb. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] His longe hair was kembed behind his back. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kembed — Kemb Kemb (k[e^]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Kembed} (k[e^]md) or {Kempt} (k[e^]mt; 215); p. pr. & vb. n. {Kembing}.] [OE. kemben, AS. cemban, fr. camb comb.] To comb. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] His longe hair was kembed behind his back. Chaucer. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kemelin — Kem e*lin, n. [Cf. Prov. E. kemlin, kimlin, kimmel, a salting tub, any tub, kembing a brewing tub, G. kumme bowl, basin, W. cwmman a tub, brewing tub.] A tub; a brewer s vessel. [Obs.] Chaucer …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kempt — Kemb Kemb (k[e^]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Kembed} (k[e^]md) or {Kempt} (k[e^]mt; 215); p. pr. & vb. n. {Kembing}.] [OE. kemben, AS. cemban, fr. camb comb.] To comb. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] His longe hair was kembed behind his back. Chaucer. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kemb — I. ˈkem transitive verb (kembed md ; or kempt m(p)t ; kembed or kempt ; kembing ; kembs) Etymology: Middle English kemben, from Old English cemb …   Useful english dictionary

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