scour (something) off of (something else)(redirected from scouring something off of)
scour (something) off of (something else)
To remove something off of someone or something else with vigorous scrubbing, especially by using a very abrasive brush or cleaning pad. You'll need to scour the dirt off the potatoes before you start boiling them. I spent the whole day scouring rust off of the fence around our property.
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