1) Combed, less frequent than unkempt.

It is found in an early by-name: 1319 Willelmum Kembedheued , Leconfield. Although this means ‘combed head’ and seems complimentary, it should be noted that Wycliffe said in c. 1380 that if a man had ‘a kempt hed’ he was a lecherous man.

places Leconfield
dates 1319

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