rub down

rub down  {v. phr.}
1. To dry the body of (an animal or person) by rubbing.
Stablemen rub down a horse after a race.
2. To rub and press with the fingers on the body of (a person) to loosen muscles or prevent stiffness; massage.
Trainers rub down an athlete after hard exercise.
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