white comb

white comb

disease of fowls. See favus.
References in classic literature ?
And as in thatched hives bees feed the drones whose nature is to do mischief -- by day and throughout the day until the sun goes down the bees are busy and lay the white combs, while the drones stay at home in the covered skeps and reap the toil of others into their own bellies -- even so Zeus who thunders on high made women to be an evil to mortal men, with a nature to do evil.
There are a number of personal items including a white comb, perfumes, toiletries and four bottles of pink and white nail varnish.
Sophie White combs these mostly textual sources for the material stuff of the past.
Six pure white combs 6" x 8" long, covered in bees.