A strip of plastic, metal, or wood with a row of narrow teeth, used for untangling or arranging the hair. Something resembling a comb in function or structure, in particular. The red fleshy crest on the head of a domestic fowl, especially a rooster. Untangle or arrange (the hair) by drawing a comb through it. Prepare (wool, flax, or cotton) for manufacture with a comb. Search carefully and systematically.