With all my boyish pranks, I was generally a favourite among the combers.
The wool comes from Galway and Roscommon, combed here by combers, who earn 8s.
As we struck into them they swept over us like combers on the beach in a great storm.
On she came, leaping and dropping broadside among the combers.
The combers are breaking now, and the boat is tossing like a cork.
The ripples in the cove grew to little waves, to big waves, to combers.
Women often appear in old records as combers, carders, and spinners.
As it is the combers sweep the deck in rough weather like a young Niagara.
The combers rolled in, booming and spouting against the land.
This would bring the combers upon her quarter, or, worse still, abeam.