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brushless1

[bruhsh-lis] /ˈbrʌʃ lɪs/
adjective
1.
requiring no brush to use or apply:
brushless shaving cream.
Origin of brushless1
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35; brush1 + -less
Related forms
brushlessness, noun

brushless2

[bruhsh-lis] /ˈbrʌʃ lɪs/
adjective
1.
clear or cleared of brush:
a brushless plain.
Origin
First recorded in 1830-40; brush2 + -less
Related forms
brushlessness, noun
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  • He feasted on all the delicacies of the season, and enjoyed the easy, brushless country till he came on one of Wahb's sign-posts.

    The Biography of a Grizzly Ernest Seton-Thompson
  • The brushless hills and fields are merely turned to golden brown when the frosts touch them.

    Sheila of Big Wreck Cove James A. Cooper

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