scratchbrush

1 of 2

noun

: a stiff wire brush for cleaning metal (such as iron castings)

scratchbrush

2 of 2

transitive verb

"
: to clean or finish with or as if with a scratchbrush

Word History

Etymology

Noun

scratch entry 1 + brush

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“Scratchbrush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scratchbrush. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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