In Reply to: Take a hairbrush to posted by Victoria S Dennis on April 23, 2010 at 07:47:
: : What does it mean when someone "takes a hairbrush to you"?
: To beat them with a hairbrush? (VSD)
That's certainly what I'd assume it meant. A hairbrush being a convenient object with which to hit someone, and of a good shape for the job, too.