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rubdown

[ruhb-doun] /ˈrʌbˌdaʊn/
noun
1.
a massage, especially after exercise or a steam bath.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75; noun use of verb phrase rub down
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Examples from the web for rubdown
  • He lies facedown on a rubdown table next to the track, and the cameras zoom as a trainer bends his limbs and rubs in oils.
  • There was a steam bath on the post run by locals, and you could go to get a steam bath and a rubdown.
  • It is the exact same rubdown that adults go through.
British Dictionary definitions for rubdown

rub down

verb (adverb)
1.
to dry or clean (a horse, athlete, oneself, etc) vigorously, esp after exercise
2.
to make or become smooth by rubbing
3.
(transitive) to prepare (a surface) for painting by rubbing it with sandpaper
noun
4.
the act of rubbing down
5.
the Hong Kong term for dressing-down
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