from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A daubing.
  • noun A crudely artful device.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A daubing; specious coloring; false pretenses.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A daubing; specious colouring; false pretenses.


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  • I presume this means painting?

    August 1, 2007

  • Yup, less-than-skillful painting at that.

    August 1, 2007

  • Oh yeah - now I know why it sounds familiar - I think Shakespeare used daubs as an insult - meaning amateurish painters.

    August 3, 2007