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English definition of “daub”

daub

verb [T]     /dɔːb/ US  /dɑːb/
to spread a thick or sticky liquid on something or to cover something with a thick or sticky liquid, often quickly or carelessly: The walls had been daubed with graffiti. The baby had daubed butter all over its hair and face.Covering and adding layersSpreading and scattering
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