Definitions

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  • adv. In the manner of a brush.

Etymologies

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brush +‎ -wise

Examples

  • Then, at last, she did go off, after passing her sleeve brushwise over the cloth of the high altar, which seemed to her grey with dust.

    La faute de l'Abbe Mouret

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