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vt sep (with brush) → abbürsten; (with hand, cloth) → ab- or wegwischen; insectsverscheuchen
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(braʃ) noun
1. an instrument with bristles, wire, hair etc for cleaning, scrubbing etc. a toothbrush; He sells brushes.
2. an act of brushing.
3. a bushy tail of a fox.
4. a disagreement. a slight brush with the law.
1. to rub with a brush. He brushed his jacket.
2. to remove (dust etc) by sweeping with a brush. brush the floor.
3. to make tidy by using a brush. Brush your hair!
4. to touch lightly in passing. The leaves brushed her face.
brush aside
to pay no attention to. She brushed aside my objections.
brush away
to wipe off. She brushed away a tear; She brushed it away.
brush up (with on)
to refresh one's knowledge of (eg a language). He brushed up his Spanish before he went on holiday.
give, get the brush-off
to reject or be rejected abruptly.
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References in classic literature ?
As soon as we were through with our meal he rummaged in the captain's locker till he found a clothes-brush; and then taking off his coat, began to visit his suit and brush away the stains, with such care and labour as I supposed to have been only usual with women.
After standing for some time undecided, the tall stranger suddenly passed his hand across his face to brush away, as it were, the thoughts that were ploughing furrows in it.
The young man stood silent for a moment, then he drew his hand across his eyes as though to brush away a vision.
So Edmond had to separate the branches or brush away the moss to know where the guide-marks were.
But it was well known to be a book of magic; and once, when a chambermaid had lifted it, merely to brush away the dust, the skeleton had rattled in its closet, the picture of the young lady had stepped one foot upon the floor, and several ghastly faces had peeped forth from the mirror; while the brazen head of Hippocrates frowned, and said,--"Forbear!"
By being so quiet, so unsurprised and so simple she had managed to brush away the conventions and make him feel that to seek to be alone was the natural thing for two old friends who had so much to say to each other.
Perhaps my former answer had implied too much: he had heard my voice falter, and might have seen me brush away a tear.
Duterte's aide tried to brush away the cockroach using a folder but the pest dashed its way to the front.
Free of the sulfates and artificial sweeteners frequently found in the oral hygiene aisle, Kopari's plaque-fighter uses non-nano hydroxy-apatite (a natural fluoride alternative) and coconut oil (a natural antibacterial) to brush away toxins, remineralize teeth and whiten enamel.
Someone seems to have taken it upon him/herself to 'brush away' the cigarette which is perched in the old fisherman's mouth.