scrubbing-brush


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scrubbing-brush

[ˈskrʌbɪŋˌbrʌʃ] nspazzolone m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

scrub

(skrab) past tense, past participle scrubbed verb
1. to rub hard in order to clean. She's scrubbing the floor.
2. to remove by scrubbing. She scrubbed the mess off the carpet.
3. to cancel. We planned to go but had to scrub the idea.
noun
an act of scrubbing.
ˈscrubbing-brush noun
a brush with short stiff bristles for scrubbing.
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References in classic literature ?
The nails were discoloured and black, while the skin was already grained with dirt which even a scrubbing-brush could not remove.
Not satisfied with a dry cleaning, she took to a pail and scrubbing-brush, and cleaned us out of house and home, so that we stood shivering in the back-yard.