verb (used with object), drubbed, drub·bing.
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Origin of drub
OTHER WORDS FROM drubdrubber, nounun·drubbed, adjective
Words nearby drub
Example sentences from the Web for drub
Jack, life is a great schoolmaster, but why does it take so long to drub any sense into these blockheads of ours?The Dreamer|Mary Newton Stanard
In the midst of his reflections the drub of the muffled telephone beat its insistent tattoo.The Man in the Twilight|Ridgwell Cullum
On the other hand, we extend the meaning of drub, the Arabic word for bastinado, to a beating of any kind.The Romance of Words (4th ed.)|Ernest Weekley
Also, to beat or drub a person, a sense known to Shakspeare as well as to seamen.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
And as for the men, what could they think, when the preacher could drub any six of them?The Maid of Sker|Richard Doddridge Blackmore