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Noun: rubdown  'rúb,dawn
  1. The act of rubbing down, usually for relaxation or medicinal purposes
Verb: rub down  rúb dawn
  1. Wear away
    - abrade, corrade, abrase, rub off
     
  2. Manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes
    "She rubbed down her child with a sponge";
    - massage, knead

Derived forms: rubbing down, rubdowns, rubs down, rubbed down

See also: rub

Type of: manipulate, massage, wear away, wear off