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Definition of CUB

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Cub \Cub\ (k[u^]b), n. [Cf. Ir. cuib cub, whelp, young dog, Ir.
     & Gael. cu dog; akin to E. hound.]
     1. A young animal, esp. the young of the bear. [1913 Webster]

     2. Jocosely or in contempt, a boy or girl, esp. an awkward, rude, ill-mannered boy. [1913 Webster]

              O, thou dissembling cub! what wilt thou be When time hath sowed a grizzle on thy case? --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Cub \Cub\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Cubbed} (k[u^]bd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cubbing}.] To bring forth; -- said of animals, or in contempt, of persons. "Cubb'd in a cabin." --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Cub \Cub\, n. [Cf. {Cub} a young animal.]
     1. A stall for cattle. [Obs.]
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              I would rather have such . . . .in cub or kennel than in my closet or at my table.     --Landor. [1913 Webster]

     2. A cupboard. [Obs.] --Laud.
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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Cub \Cub\, v. t.
     To shut up or confine. [Obs.] --Burton.
     [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

51 Moby Thesaurus words for "cub":
     birdling, boy, bub, bubba, buck, bud, buddy, calf, catling, chick, chickling, chicky, colt, dogie, duckling, fawn, fellow, fledgling, foal, fryer, gosling, hobbledehoy, kid, kit, kitten, lad, laddie, lamb, lambkin, litter, manchild, master, muchacho, nest, nestling, piglet, pigling, polliwog, pullet, pup, puppy, schoolboy, shoat, sonny, sonny boy, tadpole, weaner, whelp, yeanling, young man, youth


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


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