verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of daub
Examples from the Web for daub
That she is, but Daub took the phone call to Hill at face value.
After law school, she joined Daub full-time, working as his legislative assistant on issues like health care and Social Security.
All you need is a staircase, a nightgown and a daub of red paint.Polly's First Year at Boarding School|Dorothy Whitehill
These trade goods they kept in a storehouse made of wattle and daub.Mrs. Warren's Daughter|Sir Harry Johnston
Candanga, met me in the path and gave me a welcome to his house of wattle and daub.
A daub and a splash—no real trouble taken—and then you're expected to rave about it.The Limit|Ada Leverson
On closer inspection, they were found to be wattle and daub houses, built in English style and whitewashed.
Word Origin for daub
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.