Dry-rub
Dry-rub Dry"-rub`, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dry-rubbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dry-rubbing}.] To rub and cleanse without wetting. --Dodsley. [1913 Webster]

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  • Dry-rubbed — Dry rub Dry rub , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dry rubbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dry rubbing}.] To rub and cleanse without wetting. Dodsley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dry-rubbing — Dry rub Dry rub , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dry rubbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dry rubbing}.] To rub and cleanse without wetting. Dodsley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rub — rub1 [ rʌb ] verb ** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to press and move your hands or an object over a surface: rubbing the magic lamp rub something off something: Rub off the skins of the peppers when they have softened. a ) to move something… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rub in — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you rub a substance in, you press it into something by continuously moving it over its surface. [V P n (not pron)] When hair is dry, rub in a little oil to make it smooth and glossy. [Also V n P] 2) PHRASAL VERB If someone… …   English dictionary

  • rub — ► VERB (rubbed, rubbing) 1) apply firm pressure to (a surface) with a repeated back and forth motion. 2) move to and fro against a surface while pressing or grinding against it. 3) apply with a rubbing action. 4) (rub down) dry, smooth, or clean… …   English terms dictionary

  • rub — [rub] vt. rubbed, rubbing [ME rubben, akin to Dan rubbe, EFris rubben < IE * reup , to tear out < base * reu , to dig, tear out > ROB, RIP1, RUG, RUBBLE, L rumpere, to break] 1. to move one s hand, a cloth, etc. over (a surface …   English World dictionary

  • rub oneself down — ˌrub sb/oneself/sthˈdown derived to rub the skin of a person, horse, etc. hard with sth to make it clean and dry • I came out of the water and rubbed myself down with a towel. Main entry: ↑rubderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • rub somebody down — ˌrub sb/oneself/sthˈdown derived to rub the skin of a person, horse, etc. hard with sth to make it clean and dry • I came out of the water and rubbed myself down with a towel. Main entry: ↑rubderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • rub something down — dry, smooth, or clean something by rubbing. → rub …   English new terms dictionary

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