Definitions

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  • adj. Not having been rubbed.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ rubbed

Examples

  • In a 1996 study, medical workers who got 10 biweekly rubdowns outscored their unrubbed colleagues on timed math tests.

    Stress-Busters: What Works

  • This carelessness occasioned the unevenness of the earth; the mountains and the rocks which are now found upon it are the lumps which he threw down unrubbed.

    Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 2 (of 3)

  • Catch your moth in the net, take him out of it by cornering him with the open mouth of your poison bottle, so that you secure him unrubbed.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 643, April 28, 1888

  • What we are planning to do in this office is to get in a quantity of unrubbed marble slabs and then rub them ourselves.

    Love Conquers All

  • He had expected a raw country youth, his angles still unrubbed off, his accent rough and Welshy, but Will was on his guard; it was his strong point, and though the care with which he chose his words was sometimes a little laboured and pedantic, yet they were always well chosen and free from any trace of Welsh accent.

    Garthowen A Story of a Welsh Homestead

  • Three luscious black and whites: An artistically rubbed piece of film, a well-rubbed stool and some pristine, unrubbed chairs A little red sign, an exotic pet (aww!), sunrise at the 'reg' and reaching for the sky

    The Windy Citizen Full Feed

  • Welcome to Today's Photos: Game of the week, a polaroid from Bob Inn, tasty grease bombs Three luscious black and whites: An artistically rubbed piece of film, a well-rubbed stool and some pristine, unrubbed chairs

    The Windy Citizen Full Feed

  • A little red sign, an exotic pet (aww!), sunrise at the 'reg' and reaching for the sky Welcome to Today's Photos: Game of the week, a polaroid from Bob Inn, tasty grease bombs Three luscious black and whites: An artistically rubbed piece of film, a well-rubbed stool and some pristine, unrubbed chairs

    The Windy Citizen Full Feed

  • Welcome to Today's Photos: Game of the week, a polaroid from Bob Inn, tasty grease bombs A little red sign, an exotic pet (aww!), sunrise at the 'reg' and reaching for the sky Three luscious black and whites: An artistically rubbed piece of film, a well-rubbed stool and some pristine, unrubbed chairs

    The Windy Citizen Full Feed

  • Despite receiving statistically identical trust signals from givers, the massaged trustees with their higher oxytocin levels returned a whopping 243\% more than their unrubbed counterparts.

    About.com Agnosticism / Atheism

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