Sentence Examples


  • She watched from the family room window as he wolfed the food - a habit that had prompted Cade to dub him Scruffy.
  • Effie explained effusively how she and her sister had spent the day resurrecting their long lost great-aunt, whom Dean wondered if they were about to dub Saint Annie.
  • The town lies between the valleys of the Ehen and its tributary the Dub Beck, in a district rich in coal and iron ore.
  • It seems certain that the word " dub " means to strike, and the usage is as old as the knighting of Henry by William the Conqueror (supra, pp. 851, 852).
  • The derivation of " adouber," corresponding to " dub," from " adoptare," which is given by Du Cange, and would connect the ceremony with " adoptio per arma," is certainly inaccurate.

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