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brass-rubbing

[bras-ruhb-ing, brahs-]
noun
  1. an antiquarian's technique for copying designs from incised brass memorial slabs and the like.
  2. a copy made by brass-rubbing.Compare rubbing(def 2).
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Origin of brass-rubbing

First recorded in 1885–90
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