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 Comb.Come and take Them. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Comb the Cat (To).
 
To run your fingers through the lashes of a cat-o’-nine-tails to disentangle them.   1
 


 Comb.Come and take Them. 

 
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