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cut (one's) comb

To humble someone who is acting arrogant. If he brags about his straight A's one more time, I'm going to remind him how bad his grades were last year. That should cut his comb! I'm really proud of this accomplishment, so stop trying to cut my comb!
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The deal sees Hilltop Honey supplying three more products - Raw Acacia Honey, Raw Lavender Honey and Cut Comb in Acacia Honey - to 500 Tesco stores.
Members of Warwickshire Beekeepers Association are holding the annual show on Saturday October 2 at Hatton Country World, near Hatton, and will compete for the titles of best honey, wax candle, honey cake, cut comb and wax figure mould.
Choose from English black cherries in Luzardo Kirsch, apricot halves in Drambuie liqueur, cut comb in Acacia honey or Greek olives.
The bees will suck up all the honey flowing from the cut comb, uncap and remove the honey from the intact cells, and begin to dismantle the wax comb itself.
Before investing in section boxes or plastic rings, however, I would suggest you start by producing a frame or two of cut comb or chunk honey and see if it's worth it.
If cut comb foundation is placed in the hive too far in advance of the nectar flow, sometimes workers will destroy or chew holes in the foundation.