scrub brush
noun Date: 1897 a brush with hard bristles for heavy cleaning — called also scrubbing brush

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • scrub brush — Scrub Scrub (skr[u^]b), n. 1. One who labors hard and lives meanly; a mean fellow. A sorry scrub. Bunyan. [1913 Webster] We should go there in as proper a manner as possible; nor altogether like the scrubs about us. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scrub brush — || skrÊŒb(ɪŋ)‚brʌʃ n. brush with short hard bristles used for scrubbing and for heavy cleaning, scrubbing brush …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scrub brush — scrub ,brush noun count AMERICAN a stiff brush used for cleaning things …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • scrub brush — scrub′ brush n. cvb a brush with stiff, short bristles • Etymology: 1675–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • scrub brush — noun a brush with short stiff bristles for heavy cleaning • Syn: ↑scrubbing brush, ↑scrubber • Derivationally related forms: ↑scrub (for: ↑scrubber) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • scrub brush — a brush with stiff, short bristles for scrubbing. Also called scrubbing brush. [1675 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • brush bird — Scrub Scrub (skr[u^]b), n. 1. One who labors hard and lives meanly; a mean fellow. A sorry scrub. Bunyan. [1913 Webster] We should go there in as proper a manner as possible; nor altogether like the scrubs about us. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scrub — (skr[u^]b), n. 1. One who labors hard and lives meanly; a mean fellow. A sorry scrub. Bunyan. [1913 Webster] We should go there in as proper a manner as possible; nor altogether like the scrubs about us. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] 2. Something… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scrub bird — Scrub Scrub (skr[u^]b), n. 1. One who labors hard and lives meanly; a mean fellow. A sorry scrub. Bunyan. [1913 Webster] We should go there in as proper a manner as possible; nor altogether like the scrubs about us. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scrub oak — Scrub Scrub (skr[u^]b), n. 1. One who labors hard and lives meanly; a mean fellow. A sorry scrub. Bunyan. [1913 Webster] We should go there in as proper a manner as possible; nor altogether like the scrubs about us. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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