SCRUB's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of scrub
Definition:
v. rub hard; wash with rubbing
Example:
They scrub on my face and hands with soap, water, and a coarse towel.
Sentence in Classic:
When the enamelled basin had been fitted into the well of the sink and the old washing glove flung on the side of it he allowed his mother to scrub his neck and root into the folds of his ears and into the interstices at the wings of his nose.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
The coyote skulks among the scrub, the buzzard flaps heavily through the air, and the clumsy grizzly bear lumbers through the dark ravines, and picks up such sustenance as it can amongst the rocks.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He even crept down on Saturday nights to scrub the kitchen floor after the women had gone to bed; and Zeena, one day, had surprised him at the churn and had turned away silently, with one of her queer looks.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton Context
Now, plantation after plantation was going back to the forest, and dismal fields of broomsedge, scrub oak and runty pines had grown stealthily about silent ruins and over old cotton fields.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
It was on a back water surrounded by scrub and forest, with a pretty border of smelly mud on one side, and on the three others inclosed by a crazy fence of rushes.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
But they knew instinctively, as they knew thoroughbred horses from scrubs, that he was not of their class.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context