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 for brushed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brush \Brush\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Brushed (br[u^]sht); p. pr.
     & vb. n. Brushing.] [OE. bruschen; cf. F. brosser. See
     Brush, n.]
     1. To apply a brush to, according to its particular use; to
        rub, smooth, clean, paint, etc., with a brush. "A' brushes
        his hat o' mornings." --Shak.
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     2. To touch in passing, or to pass lightly over, as with a
        brush.
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              Some spread their sailes, some with strong oars
              sweep
              The waters smooth, and brush the buxom wave.
                                                    --Fairfax.
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              Brushed with the kiss of rustling wings. --Milton.
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     3. To remove or gather by brushing, or by an act like that of
        brushing, or by passing lightly over, as wind; -- commonly
        with off.
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              As wicked dew as e'er my mother brushed
              With raven's feather from unwholesome fen. --Shak.
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              And from the boughts brush off the evil dew.
                                                    --Milton.
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     To brush aside, to remove from one's way, as with a brush.
        
  
     To brush away, to remove, as with a brush or brushing
        motion.
  
     To brush up, to paint, or make clean or bright with a
        brush; to cleanse or improve; to renew.
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              You have commissioned me to paint your shop, and I
              have done my best to brush you up like your
              neighbors.                            --Pope.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  brushed \brushed\ adj.
     1. p. p. of brush.
        [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. having a soft nap produced by brushing; as, a dress of
        brushed cotton.
        [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  brushed
      adj 1: 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"
      2: (of hair or clothing) groomed with a brush; "with shining
         hair neatly brushed"; "the freshly brushed clothes hung in
         the closet"
      3: (of fabrics) having soft nap produced by brushing; "a dress
         of brushed cotton"; "a fleecy lining"; "napped fabrics" [syn:
         brushed, fleecy, napped]

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