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Definition of Scrub

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Scrub Scrub, a. Mean; dirty; contemptible; scrubby. How solitary, how scrub, does this town look! --Walpole. 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.
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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 living.
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Scrub 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. --Goldsmith. 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.
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Scrub 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.
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Scrub 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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- "No Scrubs" is a song recorded by American girl group TLC for their third studio album FanMail (1999). LaFace Records and Arista Records released it as...
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- Scrubs (stylized as [scrubs]) is an American medical comedy-drama television series created by Bill Lawrence that aired from October 2, 2001, to March...
- Scrub typhus or bush typhus is a form of typhus caused by the intracellular parasite Orientia tsutsugamushi, a Gram-negative α-proteobacterium of family...
- The scrub radius is the distance in front view between the king pin axis and the center of the contact patch of the wheel, where both would theoretically...
- Scrub Daddy is a company best known for a sponge that it manufactures, also called Scrub Daddy, that is in the shape of a smiley face. The product is made...
- following species. California scrub oak (Quercus berberidifolia), a widespread species commonly referred to as scrub oak Coastal scrub oak (Quercus dumosa), although...
- The scrub robins or bush chats are medium-sized insectivorous birds in the genus Cercotrichas. They were formerly in the thrush family, (****idae), but...
- The California scrub jay was once lumped with the island scrub jay, and Woodhouse's scrub jay, collectively called the western scrub jay. The group was...
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