brushed

[ bruhsht ]
/ brʌʃt /

adjective

having a nap raised or a surface produced by a brushing process: brushed cotton.

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Origin of brushed

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at brush1, -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM brushed

un·brushed, adjectivewell-brushed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for brushed

brushed
/ (brʌʃt) /

adjective

textiles treated with a brushing process to raise the nap and give a softer, warmer finishbrushed nylon
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