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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Brush, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Brushed p. pr. & vb. n. Brushing.]
 1. To apply a brush to, according to its particular use; to rub, smooth, clean, paint, etc., with a brush. “A' brushes his hat o' mornings.”
 2. To touch in passing, or to pass lightly over, as with a brush.
 Some spread their sailes, some with strong oars sweep
 The waters smooth, and brush the buxom wave.   --Fairfax.
    Brushed with the kiss of rustling wings.   --Milton.
 3. To remove or gather by brushing, or by an act like that of brushing, or by passing lightly over, as wind; -- commonly with off.
 As wicked dew as e'er my mother brushed
 With raven's feather from unwholesome fen.   --Shak.
    And from the boughts brush off the evil dew.   --Milton.
 To brush aside, to remove from one's way, as with a brush.
 To brush away, to remove, as with a brush or brushing motion.
 To brush up, to paint, or make clean or bright with a brush; to cleanse or improve; to renew.
    You have commissioned me to paint your shop, and I have done my best to brush you up like your neighbors.   --Pope.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: touched lightly in passing; grazed against; "of all the
             people brushed against in a normal day on a city
             street I remember not a one"
      2: (of hair or clothing) groomed with a brush; "with shining
         hair neatly brushed"; "the freshly brushed clothes hung in
         the closet"
      3: (of fabrics) having soft nap produced by brushing; "a dress
         of brushed cotton"; "a fleecy lining"; "napped fabrics"
         [syn: fleecy, napped]