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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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For whereas, on the one hand, he has no attendant to slap him soundingly and require him in gruff accents to come up and come over, still, on the other hand, he has no attendant at all; and the mild gentleman's finger-joints and other joints working rustily in the morning, he could deem it agreeable even to be tied up by the countenance at his chamber-door, so he were there skilfully rubbed down and slushed and sluiced and polished and clothed, while himself taking merely a passive part in these trying transactions.
The cows and oxen were rubbed down as in Switzerland and Auvergne.
Out of that you came into another passage, where there were back-stairs and where you could hear the horses being rubbed down outside the stable and being told to "Hold up" and "Get over," as they slipped about very much on the uneven stones.
I am for federalism as a member of the party (PDP-Laban) but I don't believe it should be rubbed down the throat of the people," the vice mayor said in an interview.
The king's crown also needed 40 PS2 coins, which had to be dipped in cola and rubbed down in order to clean them up.