Definitions for "Rubbed"
The wear or damage to edges of a book or jacket associated with rubbing
The book cover has visible scuffmarks.
Damaged by friction, usually refers to a book's covers.
Keywords:  ashaving, sage, bay, crushed, herbs
When whole-leaf herbs, such as sage or bay leaves, are crushed in the hands so that their oils are released, the herbs are then referred to ashaving been rubbed.
Paper or cardboard of which a face has been given a homogenous and shiny aspect by drying it on contact with a heated polished metal roller (part of the drying process of the paper machine). The other face of the paper or cardboard remains relatively rough.