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besom a broom, esp. one formed by a bundle of twigs or brush attached to a handle.
billhook a sharp curved or hooked tool used for pruning, cutting, and clearing brush.
brush1 a continuous act or single motion of using a brush. [4/8 definitions]
brushwood an area of low-growing trees, shrubs, and bushes; undergrowth; brush. [1/2 definitions]
brushwork work done with a brush, as in painting. [2 definitions]
camel's-hair brush a type of small brush made from the hairs of a squirrel's tail and used by artists.
carpet sweeper a long-handled, hand-operated household implement containing a rotating brush that sweeps dirt, lint, and the like from rugs and carpets.
chaparral a low, dense growth of shrubby oaks and brush, esp. in the American Southwest.
deadfall any dead mass of fallen trees or brush. [1/2 definitions]
en brosse (French) of hair, cut short, so that it resembles the bristles of a brush.
finger painting the application of paint with the fingers, hands, or forearms, rather than with a brush, to create a picture or design. [1/2 definitions]
flick a sharp, light blow or stroke, as with a finger, brush, whip, or the like. [1/6 definitions]
graze2 to touch or brush lightly in passing. [2/5 definitions]
groom to wipe down, brush, and care for (a horse). [1/7 definitions]
hairbrush a brush used to groom and arrange the hair.
impressionism (often cap.) a style of painting, originating in France in the late nineteenth century, directed toward capturing the vitality of a subject through observing the play of colored light and shadow upon it and painting quickly, using short brush strokes and unmixed colors. [1/2 definitions]
kiss of a billiard ball or other object, to lightly touch or brush (another). [2/8 definitions]
paintbrush any brush used to apply paint. [1/2 definitions]
scrub1 to clean by rubbing hard, often with a stiff brush or other abrasive cleaning tool. [1/6 definitions]
scrubber a stiff brush or abrasive tool used for scrubbing. [1/3 definitions]
shave to brush or scrape against in passing. [1/8 definitions]