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combings

[koh-mingz] /ˈkoʊ mɪŋz/
plural noun
1.
hairs removed with a comb or a brush.
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; comb1 + -ing1 + -s3
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  • Hair combings may also reveal other foreign materials.
  • Some jurisdictions collect head hair combings only if indicated.
British Dictionary definitions for combings

combings

/ˈkəʊmɪŋz/
plural noun
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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