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An act of rubbing.
(RQ:Joyce Ulysses) the propriety of the cabman's shelter, as it was called, hardly a stonesthrow away near Butt bridge where they might hit upon some drinkables in the shape of a milk and soda or a mineral. But how to get there was the rub.
In the game of green bowls, any obstacle by which a bowl is diverted from its normal course.
Any substance designed to be applied by rubbing.
To move (one object) while maintaining contact with another object over some area, with pressure and friction.
(RQ:Maxwell Mirror and the Lamp) This is Mr. Churchill, who, as you are aware, is good enough to come to us for his diaconate, and, as we hope, for much longer; and being a gentleman of independent means, he declines to take any payment.” Saying this Walden rubbed his hands together and smiled contentedly.
To rub something against (a second thing).
1536 (originally published, the quote if from a later edited version of unknown date), (w), ''The Castel of Helth''
- It shall be expedient, after that body is cleaned, to rub the body with a coarse linen cloth.
To be rubbed against something.
To spread a substance thinly over; to smear.
(RQ:Milton Paradise Lost) / New rubbed with balm.
To move or pass with difficulty.
To scour; to burnish; to polish; to brighten; to cleanse; often with ''up'' or ''over''.
a. 1716, (w), ''Man Created in God's Image''
- The whole business of our redemption is, in short, only to rub over the defaced copy of the creation
To hinder; to cross; to thwart.
(RQ:Shakespeare King Lear)
the other (often negative) aspect of a situation