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Word: daub

Definition: smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint


Sentences Containing 'daub'

Airdate: 10 April 2013 In this leg's Detour, teams had to choose between "Klatre" (Climb) or "Klatte" (Daub).
Speke Hall is a wood-framed wattle-and-daub Tudor manor house in Speke, Liverpool, England.
The main beams of the house are stiffened with smaller timbers and filled with wattle and daub.

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