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  • n. a person who makes brushes.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

brush +‎ maker


  • We have to begin with the farmer, who feeds the animal that, after we have eaten a good dish from and think no more of, yet furnishes the hair which is made into brushes by the brushmaker; the carpenter has to make the box to hold them; the blacking-maker also comes to the service; and the tailor to give the uniform red coat worn by the Shoeblack

    Lectures on Popular and Scientific Subjects

  • He was bred a brushmaker at Edinburgh, and had wandered to several places, working at his trade, from all which he was chased by the disagreeable attention which his hideous singularity of form and face attracted wherever he came.

    The Black Dwarf

  • The master's sharp eyes noted that the prescribed ablutions seemed both pleasant and familiar to the new boy, and the superintendent of the wood-chopping department expressed his opinion that Jan's intelligence and dexterity were wasted among the fagots, and that his vocation was to be a brushmaker at least, if not a joiner.

    Jan of the Windmill

  • I trained as a brushmaker, and had quite a good wage for those days.



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