Daub is defined as covering or smearing with paint or something sticky or grease.(verb)
An example of daub is to wipe butter all over a pan.
The definition of a daub is something covered in stickiness or greasiness.(noun)
An example of a daub is a spot on the ground where oil spilled.
See daub in Webster's New World College Dictionary
transitive verb, intransitive verb
Origin: ME dauben < OFr dauber, to whiten, whitewash < L dealbare, to whiten, whitewash < de-, intens. + albus, white: see album
See daub in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb daubed, daub·ing, daubs verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English dauben
Origin: , from Old French dauber
Origin: , from Latin dēalbāre, to whitewash
Origin: : dē-, intensive pref.; see de-
Origin: + albus, white; see albho- in Indo-European roots.
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