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shoebrush

[shoo-bruhsh] /ˈʃuˌbrʌʃ/
noun
1.
a brush used in polishing shoes.
Origin of shoebrush
1765-1775
First recorded in 1765-75; shoe + brush1
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  • The man with the shoebrush hair and the rolls of fat at the back of his neck?

    Simon the Jester William J. Locke
  • With his moustache en croc, and his shoebrush hair, I have rarely beheld a more sensual-looking desperado.

    Simon the Jester William J. Locke
  • Yet if he openly pocketed a shoebrush and cloth, how explain this to the ever-incredulous Snorky?

    Skippy Bedelle Owen Johnson
  • If I comprehend a shoebrush under the class mammal, it does not thereupon become a milk-giver.

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