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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
- Look up scrub
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Scrub
(s) may refer
, low shrub
and gr**** characteristic
of scrubland Scrubs
- "No Scrubs
" is a song recorded
TLC as the lead single
from their third studio
album, FanMail, on February
2, 1999, by LaFace
- Scrub Daddy
is a cleaning product company
for an eponymous sponge
in the shape
of a smiley
face. The product
is made of a polymer...
(stylized as [scrubs
]) is an American sitcom created
by Bill Lawrence
2, 2001, to March
17, 2010, on NBC and later
- The scrub robins
or bush chats
are medium-sized insectivorous birds
in the genus
Cercotrichas. They were formerly
in the thrush
family, (****idae), but...
- up scrubbing
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Scrubbing
to: Amine scrubbing Carbon dioxide scrubbing
(disambiguation) Data scrubbing
- Scrub typhus
or bush typhus
is a form of typhus caused
by the intracellular parasite Orientia
tsutsugamushi, a Gram-negative α-proteobacterium of family...
species. California scrub
oak (Quercus berberidifolia), a widespread species commonly referred
to as scrub
oak Coastal scrub
oak (Quercus dumosa), although...
- Shrubland, scrubland, scrub
, brush, or bush is a plant community characterized
by vegetation dominated
by shrubs, often
are the sanitary clothing
worn by physicians, nurses, dentists
and other workers involved
care. Originally designed
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