scrubbing brush

Definitions

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

In literature:

She wanted to go on scrubbing the kitchen, and I had to take the brush away by main force.
"The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes" by Israel Zangwill
While Esther was scrubbing the hall at her new home, she was astonished to see her scrubbing brush disappear from her hand.
"The Haunted House" by Walter Hubbell
She fetched soft soap, and flannel, and a new scrubbing brush from the storeroom.
"The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse" by Beatrix Potter
He was brushed and scrubbed and scoured and cleaned.
"More William" by Richmal Crompton
I'll dip my nail brush in the bathtub and scrub him.
"The Story of a Candy Rabbit" by Laura Lee Hope
Gold ornaments may be kept bright and clean with soap and warm water, scrubbing them well with a soft nail brush.
"Our Deportment" by John H. Young
But I cannot do it without a scrubbing brush.
"Uncle Wiggily in the Woods" by Howard R. Garis
Brush as much dirt as possible off the shoes before scrubbing with the lather.
"Fowler's Household Helps" by A. L. Fowler
Four years of scrubbing-brushes and stealthy grabs at his tail on the stairs!
"Children of the Tenements" by Jacob A. Riis
Go and put that bucket and scrubbing-brush away, and wash your face before you walk home.
"The Youngest Girl in the Fifth" by Angela Brazil
Through brush and scrub timber we burst.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
It was bordered by hazel brush and once in a while a scrub oak.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
Into every crack and corner went Josie's broom and scrubbing brush.
"Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman" by Emma Speed Sampson
Sometimes you don't know which is Faithful and which is a scrubbing-brush, and it's because of the revolution.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, March 1, 1916" by Various
The scrubbing-brush also is left in water with the soap.
"Nelson's Home Comforts" by Mary Hooper
If you have gasoline at hand, dip a brush in it and scrub off the compound.
"The Automobile Storage Battery" by O. A. Witte
Scrub them with a vegetable brush.
"Stevenson Memorial Cook Book" by Various
Trees and rocks, etc., are often scrubbed in with a rather dry brush worked sideways and forming broken lines.
"Japan" by Dorothy Menpes
If the bottom is dirty, take a scrubbing-brush and water and thoroughly clean it.
"Harper's Round Table, September 3, 1895" by Various
Government soap is supplied in quantities, so are the scrubbing brushes.
"Conscript 2989" by Irving Crump
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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.
Here's a comprehensive list of suppliers for Scrub Brushes.
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