Hairbrush
Hairbrush Hair"brush` (-br[u^]sh`), n. A brush for cleansing and smoothing the hair. [1913 Webster]

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  • hairbrush — (n.) 1590s, from HAIR (Cf. hair) + BRUSH (Cf. brush) (n.1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hairbrush — ► NOUN ▪ a brush for smoothing one s hair …   English terms dictionary

  • hairbrush — [her′brush΄] n. a brush for grooming the hair …   English World dictionary

  • Hairbrush — A hairbrush is a small brush with rigid bristles used in hair care for brushing, styling, and detangling human hair, or for brushing a domestic animal s fur. The earliest US patent for a modern hairbrush was by Hugh Rock in 1854 (US… …   Wikipedia

  • hairbrush — UK [ˈheə(r)ˌbrʌʃ] / US [ˈherˌbrʌʃ] noun [countable] Word forms hairbrush : singular hairbrush plural hairbrushes a brush for arranging hair and making it tidy …   English dictionary

  • hairbrush — [[t]he͟ə(r)brʌʃ[/t]] hairbrushes N COUNT A hairbrush is a brush that you use to brush your hair …   English dictionary

  • hairbrush — /ˈhɛəbrʌʃ/ (say hairbrush) noun a brush for grooming the hair …   Australian English dictionary

  • hairbrush — noun Date: 1599 a brush for the hair …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hairbrush — /hair brush /, n. a brush for smoothing and styling the hair. [1590 1600; HAIR + BRUSH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • hairbrush — noun A brush used in hair care for brushing, tidying, and detangling hair …   Wiktionary

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