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brush
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 14
1. The bushy tail of a fox.
2. A tuft of hair on the mandibles.
4. A thicket of shrubs or small trees; the shrubs and small trees in a wood; underbrush.
7. A skirmish; a slight encounter; a shock or collision; as, to have a brush with an enemy.
8. A short contest, or trial, of speed.
9. To apply a brush to, according to its particular use; to rub, smooth, clean, paint, etc., with a brush.
11. In Australia, a dense growth of vegetation in good soil, including shrubs and trees, mostly small.
13. An instrument composed of bristles, or other like material, set in a suitable back or handle, as of wood, bone, or ivory, and used for various purposes, as in removing dust from clothes, laying on colors, etc. Brushes have different shapes and names according to their use; as, clothes brush, paint brush, tooth brush, etc.
Part of Speech: verb
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