verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM bedaubun·be·daubed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for bedaub
Sacred trees and stones are painted red, and for the most solemn of their rites savages bedaub themselves with red clay.
With this paste the natives delighted to bedaub their faces.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 2|Hubert Howe Bancroft
Whan a man's shoe is blackened and bedaub'd with industry, it will procure him such a supply as will make him cheerful.The Proverbs of Scotland|Alexander Hislop
Against which he prepares to bedaub him, and swears he will do it from the beginning, from Jersey to this day.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
Both Greeks and savages employ the bull-roarer, both bedaub the initiated with dirt or with white paint or chalk.Custom and Myth|Andrew Lang