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brush
  • noun
    An implement with a handle and a block of bristles, hair, or wire, used especially for cleaning, applying a liquid or powder to a surface, or arranging the hair. (a shaving brush)
    A light and fleeting touch. (the lightest brush of his lips against her cheek)
    The bushy tail of a fox.
    A drumstick with long wire bristles, used to make a soft hissing sound on drums or cymbals.
    A piece of carbon or metal serving as an electrical contact with a moving part in a motor or alternator.
    Girls or women regarded sexually. (‘Beer first, brush later.’)
    verb
    Remove (dust or dirt) by sweeping or scrubbing. (we'll be able to brush the mud off easily)
    Touch lightly and gently. (stems of grass brush against her legs)
  • noun
    Undergrowth, small trees, and shrubs.

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