from The Century Dictionary.
- Viscous; glutinous; slimy; adhesive.
- Made by daubing; appearing like a daub: as, a dauby picture.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Smeary; viscous; glutinous; adhesive.
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Smeary; viscous; glutinous; adhesive.
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A charming SOUBRETTE, great Marie Kendall, with dauby cheeks and lifted skirt smiled daubily from her poster upon William
"The paint looks real dauby when you get close up to her."
Some large dauby old paintings gave a color to the dimness, there were
Certainly, the criticism was not without justification; the dauby-looking oil-paintings, incomprehensible water-colors, and riotous charcoal sketches which formed the mural decoration of the studio were distinctly "advanced."
A charming _soubrette, _ great Marie Kendall, with dauby cheeks and lifted skirt smiled daubily from her poster upon William Humble, earl of Dudley, and upon lieutenantcolonel H.G. Heseltine, and also upon the honourable G.rald Ward A.
They passed Dan Lowry's musichall where Marie Kendall, charming soubrette, smiled on them from a poster a dauby smile.
BLOOM: _ (A charming soubrette with dauby cheeks, mustard hair and large male hands and nose, leering mouth) _ I tried her things on only twice,
The stage was still there and the boxes, and at the back there were miles -- they seemed miles anyway -- of ancient, crumbling, dauby scenery stacked up and smelling of age and decay.
He had a dauby tumbler of water beside him, and two or three _Godey's Lady's Books_ awaiting his eager brush.
Venus flanked a somewhat prim peeress by Hoppner; a landscape that smacked of Gainsborough was the companion of a dauby moonlight, that must have figured in the last exhibition; and insipid Roman matrons by