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- v. To walk past another person, touching them slightly, normally by accident, and ignoring them.
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There was Patxi, laboring diligently to clear brush by hand.
In a second, in less time than it takes me to tell you, the ayah had blown out the lights so as to secure that one spot of darkness amid my brilliantly lighted house, and I felt her muslin drapery brush by me as she passed, only pausing to whisper in my ear,
"Thorns, please let me pass," he said, and the thorns turned soft so he could brush by them harmlessly.
Jody moved down Columbus Avenue with long, runway-model strides, feeling the windblown fog brush by her like the chill ghosts of rejected suitors.