Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name of the Syrian bear.
- n. The Syrian brown bear (Ursus arctos syriacus)
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) The Syrian bear. See under bear.
- From Arabic دب (dubb) "bear", from Common Semitic. The anglicization appears only rarely or ad hoc. One Richard Pockocke in 1738 reported that the dubber was seen only rarely in Egypt. (Bernd Brunner, Bears: a brief history, Yale University Press, 2007, p. 73) (Wiktionary)
“T-dubb had raved for weeks about how great the Thanksgiving dinner at the host hotel was and that he and the rest of the Wells contingent would be there so it would be a good time.”
“In this film, Robin Williams suffered from an illness in which he aged at dubb speed.”
“Unfortunately it'll be 2 to 3 weeks till the machine I dubb The Monstrosity arrives so in the mean time still no blogging.”
“Frank went over to his dubb old mother, whomn was stikl liffing with him.”
“I had no other way but to cut down a tree, set it on an edge before me, and hew it flat on either side with my axe, till I had brought it to be as thin as a plank, and then dubb it smooth with my adze.”
“And watched him dubb his flies, and doubtless made”
“There were two companions -- preachers as he found, self-dubb'd Reverends of some denomination or other, besides that reverend one of their own.”
“Captain Hercules Vinegar. "; he prints an address to the" _Self-dubb'd”
“The fairy's dubb!" she cried suddenly, and darted from his side to the water's edge.”
“I dubb thee the gaming console of the 70's Battlestar Galactica universe.”
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