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  1. requiring no brush to use or apply: brushless shaving cream.
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Origin of brushless1

First recorded in 1930–35; brush1 + -less
Related formsbrush·less·ness, noun


  1. clear or cleared of brush: a brushless plain.
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Origin of brushless2

First recorded in 1830–40; brush2 + -less
Related formsbrush·less·ness, 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.