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To straighten up one's clothes and to tidy up one's appearance.

After tripping over, he picked himself up, brushed himself down, and carried on walking.

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brush downUsed other than as an idiom: see brush, down. To remove something with a brush, or ones hands using a downward brushing motion.
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