Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who brushes.
  • noun In leather manufacturing, one who performs the mechanical work of dyeing skins. C. T. Davis, Leather, p. 728.
  • noun A miner who enlarges the roadways by breaking down the roof-rock or by taking up rock from the floor.
  • noun A local Australian name for the small, active kangaroos which inhabit the scrub, or brush.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who, or that which, brushes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Someone who brushes (any of the meanings)

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The cloth on a number of beams is sewed into a strip and passes through a machine variously known as a "brusher," "shearer," or "calendar."

    From the Cotton Field to the Cotton Mill: A Study of the Industrial Transition in North Carolina

  • She was employed as an enamelled ware brusher, wherein lead poisoning is encountered.

    THE PRECARIOUSNESS OF LIFE

  • Again there isn’t one brush that will cover all opponents and the negativism is very likely to splash around the brushees and get the brusher.

    Think Progress » Fox’s Gibson: CNN Reporter Who Debunked Obama Smear Probably Went To The Same Madrassa

  • Always a young man known, as a “pusher,” he had been, since the day of his graduation from the manual training department of a New York High School, an inveterate brusher of clothes, hair, teeth, and even eyebrows, and had learned the value of laying all his clean socks toe upon toe and heel upon heel in a certain drawer of his bureau, which would be known as the sock drawer.

    Tales of the Jazz Age

  • And she was always the fastest tooth brusher in the family, although admittedly she had the advantage of only having that one tooth.

    Keep It Simple

  • And she was always the fastest tooth brusher in the family, although admittedly she had the advantage of only having that one tooth.

    Keep It Simple

  • And she was always the fastest tooth brusher in the family, although admittedly she had the advantage of only having that one tooth.

    Keep It Simple

  • The Bather/Brusher Grooming program prepares the student for employment as a bather/brusher in a professional grooming establishment.

    You’re Certifiable

  • The Bather/Brusher Grooming program prepares the student for employment as a bather/brusher in a professional grooming establishment.

    You’re Certifiable

  • The machine she had indicated was a walk-brusher, evidently going out to clean the walk to a garden at the edge of the dome.

    Phaze Doubt

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