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1scrubbed

adjective \ˈskrə-bəd\

Definition of SCRUBBED

archaic
:  scrubby 1

Origin of SCRUBBED

1scrub
First Known Use: 1596

2scrubbed

adjective \ˈskrəbd\

Definition of SCRUBBED

:  giving the impression of being clean or wholesome as if from scrubbing <days when studios manufactured scrubbed public images for their stars — Sally Helgesen>

Origin of SCRUBBED

from past participle of 2scrub
First Known Use: 1948

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