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Meaning of DRUB

Pronunciation:  drub

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  beat thoroughly in a competition or fight; "We licked the other team on Sunday!"

DRUB is a 4 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: bat, clobber, lick, thrash
 See Also: beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Drub\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Drubbed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Drubbing}.] [Cf. Prov. E. drab to beat, Icel. & Sw. drabba
    to hit, beat, Dan. dr[ae]be to slay, and perh. OE. drepen to
    strike, kill, AS. drepan to strike, G. & D. freffen to hit,
    touch, Icel. drepa to strike, kill.]
    To beat with a stick; to thrash; to cudgel.
          Soundly Drubbed with a good honest cudgel.
  2. \Drub\, n.
    A blow with a cudgel; a thump. --Addison.
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