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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of brush.

Etymologies

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brush +‎ -eth

Examples

  • He brusheth +oft+, and oft doth mar their murmurings.

    The Faerie Queene — Volume 01

  • Whereupon Mr.B. beginneth by remarking that the rooms are growing hot -- or that he supposes Mr.S. has not heard if there will be another adjournment of the House to-night -- whereupon Mr.S. looketh up all at once, brusheth the brim smooth again with his sleeve, and takes to his assurance once more, in something of a huff, and after staying his five minutes out for decency's sake, noddeth familiarly an adieu, and spinning round on his heel ejaculateth mentally -- 'Well, I _did_ expect to see something different from that little yellow commonplace man ... and, now I come to think, there

    The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846

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