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Definition of "scrubbing-brush" [scrubbing-brush]

  • A brush with stiff, short bristles for cleaning woodwork, or the like, with water and soap, and sometimes sand. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "scrubbing-brush" in a sentence
  • "The nails were discoloured and black, while the skin was already grained with dirt which even a scrubbing-brush could not remove."
  • "In despair Mr. and Mrs. Browning went down on their knees beside a pail of water and did their best to exorcise the pest with soap and scrubbing-brush."
  • "When the two others came home from hunting, Fir-twister said nothing to them of the old mannikin and of the blows which he himself had received, and thought, “When they stay at home, they may just try their chance with the little scrubbing-brush;” and the mere thought of that gave him pleasure already."