plural noun
hairs removed with a comb or a brush.

1565–75; comb1 + -ing1 + -s3 Unabridged
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combings (ˈkəʊmɪŋz)
pl n
1.  the loose hair, wool, etc, removed by combing, esp that of animals
2.  the unwanted loose short fibres removed in combing cotton, etc

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Example sentences
Hair combings may also reveal other foreign materials.
Some jurisdictions collect head hair combings only if indicated.
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