from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An energetic massage of the body.
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- n. A quick, energetic massage
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- n. the act of rubbing down, usually for relaxation or medicinal purposes
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That's fine for a select few, but such a "rubdown" is hardly the remedy for relieving pain in all parts of the body.
Last week, I tried one conveniently located near Macy's, advertising a 35-minute rubdown for $30.
The serious implication, which Whetstine denies, is that the masseur applied the illegal cream to Gatlin in a revenge-laced rubdown.
After my rubdown, I joined the other guests in El Colibr í 's great room.
Maybe even oh please, oh please sexually deviant or deliciously filthy in the eyes of a panicky, manic depressive Christian God, something that would make priests swoon, Mormons moan and more than a few Republican senators run off to the bathhouse for a hot sweat and a rubdown?
She recouped and made it out in time to run backstage for a rubdown and outfit change.
It's like getting a rubdown from Mickey Mouse's disembodied arm.
A dry tissue rubdown removed some, but far from all, of the bacteria.
Feller repaired to the Y, where Weisman gave him a rubdown.
A brisk rubdown when it comes out and all is as good as new!