Meaning of “brass rubbing” in the English Dictionary

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"brass rubbing" in British English

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brass rubbingnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈbrɑːs ˌrʌb.ɪŋ/ us /ˈbræs ˌrʌb.ɪŋ/

the activity of putting a sheet of paper on top of a brass in a church, and rubbing it with a special pencil to make a picture, or a picture that is made in this way

(Definition of “brass rubbing” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)