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Dub

1. To confer knight.

The conclusion of the ceremony was marked by a tap on the shoulder with the sword.

2. To invest with any dignity or new character; to entitle; to call. A man of wealth is dubbed a man of worth. (Pope)

3. To clothe or invest; to ornament; to adorn. His diadem was dropped down Dubbed with stones. (Morte d'Arthure)

4. To strike, rub, or dress smooth; to dab; as: to dress with an adz; as, to dub a stick of timber smooth.

to strike cloth with teasels to raise a nap.

to rub or dress with grease, as leather in the process of cyrrying it.

to prepare for fighting, as a gamecock, by trimming the hackles and cutting Off the comb and wattles. To dub a fly, to dress a fishing fly. To dub out, to fill out, as an uneven surface, to a plane, or to carry out a series of small projections.

Origin: as. Dubban to strike, beat (dubbade his sunu . . . To ridere. as. Chron. An 1086); akin to Icel. Dubba; cf. OF. Adouber (prob. Fr. Icel) a chevalier, Icel. Dubba til riddara.


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