[ verb ] clean with hard rubbing
"She scrubbed his back"
Used in print(Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy....)
Argiento had been trained so rigorously by the Jesuits that Michelangelo was unable to change his habits : up before dawn to scrub the floors , whether they were dirty or not ; water boiling on the fire for washing laundry every_day , the pots scoured with river sand after each meal .
Scrub the studio once a week .(Richard Ferber, Bitter Valley....)
He scrubbed absent-mindedly at the pans and reflected on how things had turned_out .
[ verb ] (surgery) wash thoroughly; of surgeons before an operation
Used in print(Modern Maturity, 4:6...)
They love to dust , scrub , polish , wax floors , move the furniture around from_place_to_place , take_down the curtains , put_up new ones and have themselves a real ball .
[ adjective ] (of domestic animals) not selectively bred