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scrubbed

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adjective \ˈskrə-bəd\

Definition of scrubbed

archaic

  1. :  scrubby 1



Origin and Etymology of scrubbed

1scrub


First Known Use: 1596


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scrubbed

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adjective \ˈskrəbd\

Definition of scrubbed

  1. :  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 and Etymology of scrubbed

from past participle of 2scrub


First Known Use: 1948



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