daub daub  /ˈdɔb/


  1. (n) material used to daub walls
  2. (n) a blemish made by dirt
  3. (n) an unskillful painting
  4. (v) coat with plaster
  5. (v) apply to a surface
  6. (v) cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it


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  1. Two days later, Turner deftly turned the impromptu daub into a red buoy that can still be seen floating on his grey sea.
  2. Whenever they spy a woman so indecent as to expose arms, neck or ankles, the zealots sneak up and daub tar on the exposed portion.
  3. ARMY NAVY A daub of foam and then a dark hulk appeared on the surface of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Provincetown, Mass.


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    Sharon Daub, a mobile veterinarian, was driving to an appointment when she noticed the time blinking on her dashboard.In a rush, the Lancaster Township woman grabbed her cellphone from her purse at the next red light to check her messages.The decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court were in, and tears of...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Lancaster Online

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