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Definition of Daub

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cover with plaster or mud; soil, dirty; paint in an unskillful manner
material which is spread on walls; act of daubing; painting which was poorly done
Daub Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To smear with soft, adhesive matter, as pitch, slime, mud, etc.; to plaster; to bedaub; to besmear.
  
(v. t.)
To put on without taste; to deck gaudily.
  
(v. t.)
To paint in a coarse or unskillful manner.
  
(v. t.)
To flatter excessively or glossy.
  
(v. t.)
To cover with a specious or deceitful exterior; to disguise; to conceal.
  
(v. i.)
To smear; to play the flatterer.
  
(n.)
A viscous, sticky application; a spot smeared or dabed; a smear.
  
(n.)
A picture coarsely executed.
  
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daub
\daub\ (?), v. i. to smear; to play the flatterer. his conscience will not daub nor flatter.
daub
\daub\, n.
1. a viscous, sticky application; a spot smeared or daubed; a smear.
2. (paint.) a picture coarsely executed. did you take a look at the grand picture? 't is a melancholy daub, my lord.
daub
\daub\ (d&add;b), v. t. [imp. & p. p. daubed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. daubing.] [oe. dauben to smear, of. dauber to plaster, fr. l. dealbare to whitewash, plaster; de- + albare to whiten, fr. albus white, perh. also confused with w. dwb plaster, dwbio to plaster, ir. & ogael. dob plaster. see alb, and cf. dealbate.] 1. to smear with soft, adhesive matter, as pitch, slime, mud, etc.; to plaster; to bedaub; to besmear. she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch. ii. 3.
2. to paint in a coarse or unskillful manner. if a picture is daubed with many bright and glaring colors, the vulgar admire it is an excellent piece. watts. a lame, imperfect piece, rudely daubed over.
3. to cover with a specious or deceitful exterior; to disguise; to conceal. so smooth he daubed his vice with show of virtue.
4. to flatter excessively or glossy. [r.] i can safely say, however, that, without any daubing at all, i am very sincerely your very affectionate, humble servant.
5. to put on without taste; to deck gaudily. [r.] let him be daubed with lace.


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JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Dwbio = v. to daub, to plaster
Edlynu = v. to smear, to daub
Plastr = n. a plaister, a daub
Trydaeddu = v. to wallow, to daub
Shakespeare Words
to disguise
Anagram
  baud
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. material used to daub walls
(hypernym) clay
2. a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"
(synonym) smudge, spot, blot, smear, smirch, slur
(hypernym) blemish, defect, mar
(hyponym) blotch, splodge, splotch
3. an unskillful painting
(hypernym) painting, picture

Verb
1. coat with plaster; "daub the wall"
(synonym) plaster
(hypernym) coat, surface
(hyponym) render-set
(classification) masonry
2. apply to a surface; "daub paint onto the wall"
(hypernym) put on, apply
(verb-group) smear
3. cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it; "smear the wall with paint"; "daub the ceiling with plaster"
(synonym) smear
(hypernym) cover
(hyponym) blood
Daub Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
castle glossary
mud coating-like plaster-on a panel
Daub Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
ICAO Airport codes
Biskra Algeria
Daub Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Daub may refer to:
  • Hal Daub (born 1941), American politician and lawyer
  • Karl Daub (1765–1836), German Protestant theologian
  • Wattle and daub, dwelling construction technique and materials, using woven latticework daubed with a sand, clay and/or dung mixture

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Biskra Ouakda Airport is an airport in Algeria, located approximately 12 km north-northeast of Oumache; about 200 km south-southwest of Constantine.

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