Meaning of BRUSH in English

BRUSH

n.

Function: intransitive verb

Etymology: Middle English bruschen to rush, probably from Middle French brosser to dash through underbrush, from broce

Date: 1674

: to move lightly or heedlessly < brush ed past the well-wishers waiting to greet him>

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