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Definition of Scrub
ScrubScrub Scrub, a.
Mean; dirty; contemptible; scrubby.
How solitary, how scrub, does this town look!
No little scrub joint shall come on my board. --Swift.
Scrub game, a game, as of ball, by unpracticed players.
Scrub race, a race between scrubs, or between untrained
animals or contestants.
Scrub Scrub, v. i.
To rub anything hard, especially with a wet brush; to scour;
hence, to be diligent and penurious; as, to scrub hard for a
ScrubScrub Scrub, n.
1. One who labors hard and lives meanly; a mean fellow. ``A
sorry scrub.' --Bunyan.
We should go there in as proper a manner possible;
nor altogether like the scrubs about us.
2. Something small and mean.
3. A worn-out brush. --Ainsworth.
4. A thicket or jungle, often specified by the name of the
prevailing plant; as, oak scrub, palmetto scrub, etc.
5. (Stock Breeding) One of the common live stock of a region
of no particular breed or not of pure breed, esp. when
inferior in size, etc. [U.S.]
Scrub bird (Zo["o]l.), an Australian passerine bird of the
family Atrichornithid[ae], as Atrichia clamosa; --
called also brush bird.
Scrub oak (Bot.), the popular name of several dwarfish
species of oak. The scrub oak of New England and the
Middle States is Quercus ilicifolia, a scraggy shrub;
that of the Southern States is a small tree (Q.
Catesb[ae]i); that of the Rocky Mountain region is Q.
undulata, var. Gambelii.
Scrub robin (Zo["o]l.), an Australian singing bird of the
genus Drymodes. ScrubScrub Scrub (skr[u^]b), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scrubbed
(skr[u^]bd); p. pr. & vb. n. Scrubbing.] [OE. scrobben,
probably of Dutch or Scand. origin; cf. Dan. sckrubbe, Sw.
skrubba, D. schrobben, LG. schrubben.]
To rub hard; to wash with rubbing; usually, to rub with a wet
brush, or with something coarse or rough, for the purpose of
cleaning or brightening; as, to scrub a floor, a doorplate. ScrubScrub Scrub, n.
1. Vegetation of inferior quality, though sometimes thick and
impenetrable, growing in poor soil or in sand; also,
brush. See Brush, above.
Meaning of Scrub from wikipedia
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- The scrub robins
or bush chats
are medium-sized insectivorous birds
in the genus
Cercotrichas. They were formerly
in the thrush
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- Scrub Daddy
is a cleaning tools company
for a sponge
that it manufactures, also called Scrub
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of a smiley
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by Bill Lawrence
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- Shrubland, scrubland, scrub
, brush, or bush is a plant community characterized
by vegetation dominated
by shrubs, often
- The California scrub
jay (Aphelocoma californica) is a species
to western North
America. It ranges
from southern British Columbia
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