Associations to the word «Brushed»

Wiktionary

BRUSHED, adjective. Rubbed, especially as a finish.
BRUSHED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of brush
BRUSHED ASIDE, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of brush aside
BRUSHED BY, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of brush by
BRUSHED DOWN, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of brush down
BRUSHED UP, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of brush up

Dictionary definition

BRUSHED, adjective. 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".
BRUSHED, adjective. (of hair or clothing) groomed with a brush; "with shining hair neatly brushed"; "the freshly brushed clothes hung in the closet".
BRUSHED, adjective. (of fabrics) having soft nap produced by brushing; "a dress of brushed cotton"; "a fleecy lining"; "napped fabrics".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats