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brush down

To remove something from fabric by brushing. A noun or pronoun can be used between "brush" and "down." I have three dogs, so I always have to brush down my clothes before I leave the house.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

brush something down

to clean and groom fur or fabric by brushing. Why don't you brush your coat down? It's very linty. I brushed down my trousers, and they looked much better.
See also: brush, down
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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