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Meaning of brass-rubbing

brass-rub•bing

Pronunciation: (bras'rub"ing, bräs'-), [key]
— n.
  1. an antiquarian's technique for copying designs from incised brass memorial slabs and the like.
  2. a copy made by brass-rubbing. Cf. rubbing (def. 2).
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