scrub brush

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n scrub brush a brush with short stiff bristles for heavy cleaning
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Usage

In literature:

The cough was repeated, and then there entered the cavern a portly, pleasant looking gentleman with a scrubbing brush moustache.
"The Short Cut" by Jackson Gregory
I heard some one comin', thought it was one of Taggarts, an' dragged Telza behind that scrub brush over there.
"The Boss of the Lazy Y" by Charles Alden Seltzer
But old Mam Daphne, bumping her scrubbing-brush over the kitchen floor, shook her woolly head sadly.
"Cicely and Other Stories" by Annie Fellows Johnston
You may be sure there 's little scrubbing and brushing goes on in this manse.
"Kate Carnegie and Those Ministers" by Ian Maclaren
Scrub thoroughly in water with a brush.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Science in Rural Schools" by Ministry of Education Ontario
Cleanse the hands both before and after attending to the sick; first, scrub with stiff brush, soap and water, then dip in alcohol.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
He had actually scrubbed the armor on his left arm free of mercury when he realized what he was doing and threw the brush down in disgust.
"The Bramble Bush" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Presently she saw Evaline coming out of the kitchen with a pail of water and brush to scrub the back steps.
"A Missionary Twig" by Emma L. Burnett
Mops, brooms, and scrubbing brushes are not in the catalogue of the necessaries of a French inn.
"The World's Greatest Books, Volume 19" by Various
He therefore scrubbed his face and hands till they fairly shone, and brushed his clothes with great care.
"The Telegraph Boy" by Horatio Alger, Jr.
Scrub potatoes with a small brush.
"The Community Cook Book" by Anonymous
Get a scrub cloth, a wash-basin of warm water, and a scrub-brush.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Management" by Ministry of Education
A dry scrub brush may be used.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
The kitchen floor was soaped, and a scrubbing-brush rode amid the seas.
"Free Air" by Sinclair Lewis
The acid here seems to act a part not very different from that of a scrubbing-brush.
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
From morning until night Lucy worked, scrubbing and scouring, brushing and beating.
"The Wall Between" by Sara Ware Bassett
Here they scrub, wash, and brush a house as if it were a person.
"Holland, v. 1 (of 2)" by Edmondo de Amicis
Then the attendant should scrub his own hands for five minutes in hot water with soap and brush.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume I (of VI)" by Various
Here she took down two large scrubbing-brushes, and proceeded to give them a thorough tidying.
"Soap-Bubble Stories" by Fanny Barry
Frantically grasping soap, scrubbing brush and towel she tried to erase the foul stain from her character.
"Continuous Vaudeville" by Will M. Cressy
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In poetry:

You ought to have a medal, Mrs. More,
The medal for the Coupon and the Queue,
The Cross for Courage on the Kitchen Floor,
The Order of the Scrubbing-Brush and Stew.
"You Ought To Have A Medal, Mrs. More" by A P Herbert

In news:

The Ohio ballot committee Voters First is tackling Election Day confusion with a bucket and a scrub brush.
Down Route 58, past tangles of scrub brush and 20 miles of landscape that ripples in the heat of the high California desert, America took its first steps into the space age in the 1960s.
Two wildfires, triggered by lightning strikes over the weekend, have burned thousands of acres of scrub brush in the Grand Coulee Dam area within the last 24 hours.
When I first read the words "women's boxing" and "skirt" in the same sentence, my reaction went something like this: How about adding a frilly apron, and accessorizing with a bucket and scrub brush.
The WoodRat uses a single wooden scrub brush glued to a board.
I wasn't able to find wooden scrub brush es so I bought a pair of plastic ones.
According to the release, the device enables a real-world, variable and repeatable rubbing or scrubbing action to test hard surface cleaners, scrub brushes and scouring pads.
With a huge brush in hand and the bowl of dirty sunchokes to my right, I turned on the faucet and began to scrub.
SEBASTIAN — Volunteers scanned the brush at the North Sebastian Conservation Area looking for signs of swift-moving scrub jays in search of peanuts.
Instead, use a soft brush and gentle, circular scrubbing motions for two minutes at least twice a day.
In the vast high desert, where thousands of square miles were kept company only by a chill wind blowing across the scrub brush, people settled the land for reasons that were as slim as hopes.
Humans have invented all kinds of high-tech fixes to deal with plaque in the heart, but when it comes to battling tooth decay, a manual scrubbing with a bristle-brush is still our primary line of defense.
Suffolk County Police search the dunes and scrub brush across the road from where the bodies were discovered along Ocean Parkway.
Cleaning Tools / Scrub Brushes.
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