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Definition of DUB

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Dub \Dub\ (d[u^]b), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dubbed} (d[u^]bd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Dubbing}.] [AS. dubban to strike, beat ("dubbade his sunu . . . to r[imac]dere." --AS. Chron. an.
     1086); akin to Icel. dubba; cf. OF. adouber (prob. fr. Icel.) a chevalier, Icel. dubba til riddara.]
     1. To confer knighthood upon; as, the king dubbed his son Henry a knight. [1913 Webster]

     Note: The conclusion of the ceremony was marked by a tap on the shoulder with the sword. [1913 Webster]

     2. To invest with any dignity or new character; to entitle; to call. [1913 Webster]

              A man of wealth is dubbed a man of worth. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

     3. To clothe or invest; to ornament; to adorn. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

              His diadem was dropped down
              Dubbed with stones.                   --Morte d'Arthure. [1913 Webster]

     4. To strike, rub, or dress smooth; to dab; as: (a) To dress with an adz; as, to dub a stick of timber smooth. [1913 Webster] (b) To strike cloth with teasels to raise a nap.
            --Halliwell.
        (c) To rub or dress with grease, as leather in the process of cyrrying it. --Tomlinson. (d) To prepare for fighting, as a gamecock, by trimming the hackles and cutting off the comb and wattles. [1913 Webster]

     {To dub a fly}, to dress a fishing fly. [Prov. Eng.]
        --Halliwell.

     {To dub out} (Plastering), to fill out, as an uneven surface, to a plane, or to carry out a series of small projections. [1913 Webster]

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

Dub \Dub\ (d[u^]b), v. i.
     To make a noise by brisk drumbeats. "Now the drum dubs."
     --Beau. & Fl.
     [1913 Webster]

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

Dub \Dub\ (d[u^]b), v. t.
     1. to add sound to an existing recording, audio or video; -- often used with in. The sound may be of any type or of any duration. [PJC]

     2. to mix together two or more sound or video recordings to produce a composite recording. [PJC]

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

Dub \Dub\, n.
     A blow. [R.] --Hudibras.
     [1913 Webster]

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

Dub \Dub\, n. [Cf. Ir. d['o]b mire, stream, W. dwvr water.] A pool or puddle. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]

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

Dubb \Dubb\, n. [Ar.] (Zool.)
     The Syrian bear. See under {Bear}. [Written also {dhubb}, and {dub}.] [1913 Webster]

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

65 Moby Thesaurus words for "dub":
     baptize, blow, blunder, bobble, boggle, bollix, butterfingers, call, christen, clumsy, dab, define, denominate, designate, double, drag, dress, duffer, entitle, equalize, even, flatten, flub, fluff, foozler, foul-up, fumble-fist, goof, goof up, goofball, goofer, grade, grease, harrow, hick, identify, label, lay, level, lubricate, lummox, lump, mow, muff, muffer, name, nickname, nominate, oil, plane, planish, plaster, rube, shave, slob, smooth, smooth down, smooth out, specify, stumblebum, stumblebunny, style, tag, term, title


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


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