The same cottage, now daubed with graffiti calling Savile “a beast,” has been the focus of police investigations.
Slogans reading “Death to Christians” and other offensive graffiti were daubed on its walls.
But yet, since princes will have such things, it is better they should be graced with elegancy, than daubed with cost.
I'm a three-year-old heifer, stuffed with straw and daubed with tar.
Others, having been daubed over with combustible materials, were set up as lights in the night-time, and thus burned to death.
Not being able to make them grand, they daubed them with finery.
He turned a pocket flash on the big card board Billy had erected, its daubed letters still wet and blurring into the pasteboard.
When the kiln is full the wicket is bricked up and daubed over with road-mud.
Sometimes it is divided into plaits, and daubed with a reddish clay.
Everybody knew it, because it was daubed and spattered with paint.
late 14c. (Dauber as a surname is recorded from mid-13c.), from Old French dauber "to whitewash, plaster" (13c.), perhaps from Latin dealbare, from de- "thoroughly" + albare "to whiten," from albus "white" (see alb). Painting sense is from 1620s. Related: Daubed; daubing. As a noun, from mid-15c.