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Meaning of DUB

Pronunciation:  dub

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  provide with a soundtrack of a foreign language; of films
  2. [v]  give a nickname to
  3. [v]  invest with knighthood; make of knight of

DUB is a 3 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: knight, nickname
 See Also: appoint, call, charge, interpret, name, render, synchronise, synchronize, translate



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Dub\ (d[u^]b), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dubbed} (d[u^]bd); p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Dubbing}.] [AS. dubban to strike, beat
    (``dubbade his sunu . . . to r[=i]dere.'' --AS. Chron. an.
    1086); akin to Icel. dubba; cf. OF. adouber (prob. fr. Icel.)
    a chevalier, Icel. dubba til riddara.]
    1. To confer knighthood upon; as, the king dubbed his son
       Henry a knight.
    Note: 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. [Obs.]
             His diadem was dropped down Dubbed with stones.
    4. To strike, rub, or dress smooth; to dab; as:
       (a) To dress with an adz; as, to dub a stick of timber
       (b) To strike cloth with teasels to raise a nap.
       (c) To rub or dress with grease, as leather in the process
           of cyrrying it. --Tomlinson.
       (d) 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. [Prov. Eng.]
    {To dub out} (Plastering), to fill out, as an uneven surface,
       to a plane, or to carry out a series of small projections.
  2. \Dub\, v. i.
    To make a noise by brisk drumbeats. ``Now the drum dubs.''
    --Beau. & Fl.
  3. \Dub\, n.
    A blow. [R.] --Hudibras.
  4. \Dub\, n. [Cf. Ir. d['o]b mire, stream, W. dwvr water.]
    A pool or puddle. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
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