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scrub brush

a brush with stiff, short bristles for scrubbing.
Also called scrubbing brush.
Origin of scrub brush
1675-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • That he did, and with such feeling, that I almost fancy I see now the scrub-brush belabouring his head for his pains.

  • Jaffa, as a whole, could stand the scrub-brush and the hose.

    The Ship Dwellers Albert Bigelow Paine
  • But when Gail found her with soap and scrub-brush polishing off each precious ball, she was forced to curb her zealous gardening.

    At the Little Brown House Ruth Alberta Brown

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