She grabbed a towel and daubed water and gravy from her shirt and the counter top.
Now he suddenly saw those badly daubed pictures in clear daylight and without a glass.
She daubed her eyes with a tissue and swallowed a sob - if she could speak the words.
Epitaph is usually daubed on the slab in red or black paint.
It would signify somewhat, if, in any earnest sense, he slanted them and daubed it; but the spirit having departed out of the tenant, it is of a piece with constructing his own coffin--the architecture of the grave--and "carpenter" is but another name for "coffin-maker."