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hot comb

noun
1.
a comb or comblike appliance heated electrically and used to arrange or style the hair.
Origin of hot comb
1965-1970
1965-70

hot-comb

[hot-kohm] /ˈhɒtˌkoʊm/
verb (used with object)
1.
to arrange or style (the hair) with a hot comb.
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  • With a hot comb she teased each strand of wool into perfect straightness and then plastered it down with a greasy pomade.

    Birthright T.S. Stribling

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