from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Rubbed smooth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as abrade.
- Made clean or clear of marks by rubbing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. wear away
From Latin abrāsus, perfect passive participle of abrādō ("abrade"), from ab ("from, away from") + rādō ("scrape"). (Wiktionary)