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paintbrush

[peynt-bruhsh] /ˈpeɪntˌbrʌʃ/
noun
1.
a brush for applying paint, as one used in painting houses or one used in painting pictures.
2.
any plant of the genus Castilleja.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; paint + brush1
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paintbrush

/ˈpeɪntˌbrʌʃ/
noun
1.
a brush used to apply paint
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