Definition of Kembs
1. kemb [v] - See also: kemb
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Literary usage of Kembs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of Wool and Woolcombing by James Burnley (1889)
"... the kembs receive the heat from the same in such an equal proportion as neither to neal the kembs nor burn the wooll; and that for the pressing, ..."
2. Scottish Notes and Queries edited by John Bulloch (1888)
"The devil's rope broke, and remains to this day in the kembs of Kemnay. At a point of the kembs, still indicated, there was, n the days of the fairies, ..."
3. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography by William Smith (1856)
"... is Gros kembs, on the Rhine, in the department of Haul Rhin. There is a Little kembs on the opposite side of the river. ..."
4. The Common-place Book of Ancient and Modern Ballad: And Metrical Legendary (1824)
"... And wha the kembs o' care ta'en out, That was amang that lady's hair ? " And wha has kill'd the master kid, ..."