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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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After the welcoming ceremony, which included the Maori greeting of rubbing noses, the royal couple and their son were taken to a private house with George's nanny Maria Borrallo, where they will spend two days recovering from jet lag.
He has said thanks but no thanks to rubbing noses with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge when they, plus baby George, honour his country with a visit.
Rene Fleming showed a couple with scrunched faces rubbing noses in "J'adore mon amour" and Margaret Nubuor's painting showed a woman in a bathing suit with an eerie unzipped back that exposed her skeleton.
Unfortunately they kept the loin cloths and leaves, and ended their performance by rubbing noses.
The extra 25p on the pension for those over 80 is rubbing noses in it.
There is a cute etching of two blue and red Liver Birds using watercolour and gold leaf; a painting called The Embrace of Two Egyptian Manicurists, based on real mummies who were found in a tomb in Egypt rubbing noses together; and two portraits that really showed the artist what he had been missing at home.