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dub - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'dub' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Dub [ n.]
- A blow.
- A pool or puddle.
2 . Dub [ v. i.]
- To make a noise by brisk drumbeats.
3 . Dub [ v. t.]
- To confer knighthood upon; as, the king dubbed his son Henry a knight.
- To invest with any dignity or new character; to entitle; to call.
- To clothe or invest; to ornament; to adorn.
- To strike, rub, or dress smooth; to dab;
- 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.

Meaning of 'dub' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . dub [ v]
Meaning (1):
- raise (someone) to knighthood
Example in sentence:
  • The Beatles were knighted