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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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With an amazing aptitude for playing the lute, Nelleke uses her musical abilities to rub elbows with the likes of Queen Elizabeth and William Shakespeare, but then must embark on a mission to save her vampire coven from a dangerous talisman and the villains who control it.
In this immense institution, all manner of people from all over the world rub elbows quietly while examining the exhibits.
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The two boxing champions didn't mind taking a wee time off their training to rub elbows with other celebrity folks.
Whether the initial draw for this weekend's event is the cantor's singing or the rabbi's speech, Selichot at Park East has become an important event on the social calendars of New York's elite, a place to rub elbows with the who's who of Jewish society.
Tthe Evening of Monopoly will be a major highlight of the fall networking season whereby boldface names from the real estate industry will rub elbows and dabble in a game of Monopoly with their peers alongside both current and former students of the Institute.
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