rub sore

rub sore

a sore found between the toes of Greyhounds and caused by pressure from a joint of a lesser digit on the side of a greater digit.
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Then a strange encounter, or another roll of bad luck, or a stupid choice, rattles these pebbles loose and they find a new spot to rub sore.
They say the use of peanut oil in many common processed foods, which increased in the 1980s, is also thought to be a contributory factor in the increasing number of people who sniff and rub sore eyes through life.
My mother gets a catalog from a company that makes all kinds of useful things: electronic gadgets that bake bread, feed the cat, rub sore backs.