from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of daub.
- n. Something daubed, such as graffiti.
- n. A rough coat of mortar put upon a wall to give it the appearance of stone; roughcast.
- n. In currying horses, a mixture of fish oil and tallow worked into leather; dubbing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of one who daubs; that which is daubed.
- n. A rough coat of mortar put upon a wall to give it the appearance of stone; rough-cast.
- n. In currying, a mixture of fish oil and tallow worked into leather; -- called also dubbing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Something which is applied by daubing, especially plaster or mortar; specifically, in recent use, a rough coat of mortar applied to a wall to give it the appearance of stone. See chinking
- n. The process of forming walls by means of hardened earth: extensively employed in the sixteenth century.
- n. A mixture of tallow and oil used to soften leather and render it more or less water-proof.
- n. Coarse, inartistic painting.
- n. Gross flattery.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the application of plaster
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But besides the hypocrisy of merely outwardly "daubing" to make the wall look fair (Mt 23: 27, 29; Ac 23: 3), there is implied the unsoundness of the wall from the absence of true uniting cement; the "untempered cement" answering to the lie of the prophets, who say, in support of their prophecies, "Thus saith the Lord, when the Lord hath not spoken"
Next, a pit is dug deep enough to reach the clay; water is poured in and the clay well mixed, and the whole mess takes in hand the "daubing" of the "chinks."
The cracks in the walls are snugly filled with "daubing" and then the walls are covered with heavy gray building-paper, which makes the room very warm, and I really like the appearance.
The actions of wanton vandalism, such as daubing paint on the statue of the defender of freedom, Winston Churchill were bad enough.
The person whom they seek to blacken, by dint of repeated strokes of their brush, becomes a demon in their own eyes, though he might be pure and bright as an angel but for the daubing of those wizard painters.
Apparently, it wasn't the first time the objects had endured something like this: there was a previous daubing event, hundreds of years ago, which went down considerably better.
Don't you realise that Steve Martin is JUST NOT FUNNY ANYMORE?! while burning effigies of Mr Loach, and boycotting his films, and daubing obscenities on his house, and beating up his children, can he blame them?
The hankie arrived, gently daubing at the corner of my eye, at the precise moment the first tear fell.
Government forces have raided his home four times looking for him, he says, destroying what they can and daubing the house in red graffiti.
"The spissitude sic! of the black liquor which is spread in such quantities by this writer," Adams wrote of Paine, "prevents its daubing."