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Word Example of - brush

    Example Sentences for brush

    We brush a little dirt around the plant, and firm it with the blade of the hoe.

    Now, all you have to do is to brush it five minutes in the morning and five minutes at night.

    But this was interrupted when shouts and crackling of brush was heard.

    I want a slush-bucket and a brush; I'm only fit for a roustabout.

    In 1817 he again took up the brush, and exhibited some of his large paintings in most of the cities of the United States.

    Get everyone down to the river and tell them to hide in the brush at the Big Swamp.

    Brush over with a little water, and fold the points of the stars to the center.

    His great jaws were open, and his tail lashed the brush angrily.

    You will descend as the picture draws near completion, and at the last stroke of your brush you will see him.

    It is a thin liquid compound which is applied to the surface with a brush.

Word Origin & History of - brush

    Word Origin & History

    brush "dust-sweeper," late 14c., from O.Fr. broisse (Mod.Fr. brosse) "a brush" (13c.), perhaps from V.L. *bruscia "a bunch of new shoots" (used to sweep away dust), perhaps from P.Gmc. *bruskaz "underbrush." As a verb, attested from mid-15c. Brush off "rebuff, dismiss" is from 1941.

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