backrub

[bak-ruhb]
noun
1.
therapeutic manipulation of the muscles of the back; massage of the back.
2.
a liniment or anodyne ointment for relieving muscular soreness: a tube of greaseless backrub.

Origin:
back1 + rub

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Main Entry:  backrub
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the action or process of massaging the back for relief of pain or relaxing muscle stress
Example:  He wanted a backrub after mowing the lawn.
Usage:  backrub v
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Much has changed since the time when a bedtime backrub was routine.
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