verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of daub
Examples from the Web for daubing
Well, for daubing and wheedling, I'll let thee loose to any poet in Christendom.
And his orchestration, with its daubing, its overladen, hysterical color!Old Fogy|James Huneker
Lime was rarely used in daubing, since lime was obtainable only by burning shells.Historic Homes|Mary H. Northend
Because the man to whom I am engaged doesn't understand what this daubing of mine means to me?Mixed Faces|Roy Norton
A cat was sitting high in a crevice in the logs where the daubing had fallen out; the moon glittered in its great yellow eyes.The Riddle Of The Rocks|Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)
British Dictionary definitions for daubing
Word Origin for daub
Word Origin and History for daubing
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.