brush back
transitive verb see brushback

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  • brush back — {v.} To throw a baseball pitch close to. * /The pitcher threw a high inside pitch to brush the batter back./ Syn.: DUST OFF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • brush back — {v.} To throw a baseball pitch close to. * /The pitcher threw a high inside pitch to brush the batter back./ Syn.: DUST OFF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • brush\ back — v To throw a baseball pitch close to. The pitcher threw a high inside pitch to brush the batter back. Syn.: dust off …   Словарь американских идиом

  • brush back — transitive verb : to throw a brushback to hard to set up a hitter if you can t brush him back Red Schoendienst …   Useful english dictionary

  • brush — I [[t]brʌʃ[/t]] n. 1) an implement consisting of bristles, hair, or the like and a handle, used for painting, cleaning, grooming, etc 2) mad either of a pair of wire bristled, brushlike devices used to mark a soft rhythmic beat on drums or… …   From formal English to slang

  • back — See: BACK OF or IN BACK OF, BEHIND ONE S BACK, BRUSH BACK, COME BACK, CUT BACK, DOUBLE BACK, DRAW BACK, DROP BACK. EYES IN THE BACK OF ONE S HEAD, FADE BACK, FALL BACK, FALL BACK ON, FLANKER BACK. FROM WAY BACK, GET BACK AT, GET ONE S BACK UP,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • back — See: BACK OF or IN BACK OF, BEHIND ONE S BACK, BRUSH BACK, COME BACK, CUT BACK, DOUBLE BACK, DRAW BACK, DROP BACK. EYES IN THE BACK OF ONE S HEAD, FADE BACK, FALL BACK, FALL BACK ON, FLANKER BACK. FROM WAY BACK, GET BACK AT, GET ONE S BACK UP,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • back — See: back of or in back of, behind one s back, brush back, come back, cut back, double back, draw back, drop back. eyes in the back of one s head, fade back, fall back, fall back on, flanker back, from way back, get back at, get one s back up,… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Back Creek (Potomac River) — Back Creek is a tributary of the Potomac River that flows north from Frederick County, Virginia to Berkeley County in West Virginia s Eastern Panhandle. Back Creek s source lies along Frederick County s border with Hampshire County, West Virginia …   Wikipedia

  • Brush — (br[u^]sh), n. [OE. brusche, OF. broche, broce, brosse, brushwood, F. brosse brush, LL. brustia, bruscia, fr. OHG. brusta, brust, bristle, G. borste bristle, b[ u]rste brush. See {Bristle}, n., and cf. {Browse}.] 1. An instrument composed of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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