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- n. A short brush, held in the hand, used for scrubbing floors etc.
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- n. a brush with short stiff bristles for heavy cleaning
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I wrestled with J.B. once myself, at his invitation, thinking I'd best go easy on the old fellow, but it was like being wrapped in wire hawsers with a scrubbing brush buried in your neck, and he grassed me before I knew it.