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an antiquarian’s technique for copying designs from incised brass memorial slabs and the like.
a copy made by brass-rubbing.
Compare rubbing (def 2).
the taking of an impression of an engraved brass tablet or plaque by placing a piece of paper over it and rubbing the paper with graphite, heelball, or chalk
an impression made in this way


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