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rub

1. Bowls an uneven patch in the green
2. 
a. Golf an incident of accidental interference with the ball
b. Informal a piece of good or bad luck
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Echoing scenes of Princess Diana's affectionate greeting to a Maori on a visit to New Zealand in 1983, the duchess rubbed noses with one of the dignitaries.
New Zealand: Britain s Prince Charles and wife Camilla rubbed noses in a traditional Maori greeting in New Zealand Sunday, kicking off the final leg of a Pacific tour to mark Queen Elizabeth II s diamond jubilee.
Portia seemed oblivious of the large plastic plug as she playfully rubbed noses with assistance dogs from NEADS in Princeton.
And, as Ishamel Miller rubbed noses in it with a second at the end of normal time, it now remains to be seen if indeed another pounds 60m decision has gone against the Swans.