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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of cub.


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  • If it be so great a delight to live at liberty, and to enjoy that variety of objects the world affords; what misery and discontent must it needs bring to him, that shall now be cast headlong into that Spanish inquisition, to fall from heaven to hell, to be cubbed up upon a sudden, how shall he be perplexed, what shall become of him?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • And we, who were born and cubbed in the North, know that strength comes out of hardihood, that our north-born fruit has a tang all its own, that our Northern Number-One Hard is the best wheat in the world, and that there's something vitalizing in a province that can make possible the MacIntosh Apple and something superior and inspiring in a country that can produce a Barbara Ann Scott.

    Canada Finds Her Voice

  • "Now, Miss Caterpillar, ef you wants quint tart, an 'pear sass, and baked cussets, an' all dem, you'll jest has to go an 'wake Ole Mis' up, case dey's in her cubbed an 'she's got the keys," said Pitapat.

    The Hidden Hand

  • However, he gave them only the milk and hide of old she-bears, while he himself took the milk of a virgin [FN#445] bear that had just cubbed for the first time, slaughtered it, put the milk into the skin, and then remounted his lame mare, saying to the horse, "God reward you."

    Arabian nights. English

  • Tbe fiih, with the board or trough, is fet in a cool place for two or three days; it is then removed from the board, and again cubbed with (alt and pepper, after which it b hung up by the tsul, and expofed to the rays of the fun, or the iieat of the fire.

    The statistical account of Scotland. Drawn up from the communications of the ministers of the different parishes


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