Definition for RUB

RUB, v.i.

  1. To move along the surface of a body with pressure; as, a wheel rubs against the gate-post.
  2. To fret; to chafe; as, to rub upon a sore. Dryden.
  3. To move or pass with difficulty; as, to rub through woods, as huntsmen; to rub through the world. Chapman. L'Estrange.

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