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"daub" in British English

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daubverb [T]

uk   /dɔːb/  us   /dɑːb/
to ​spread a ​thick or ​stickyliquid on something or to ​cover something with a ​thick or ​stickyliquid, often ​quickly or ​carelessly: The ​walls had been daubed withgraffiti. The ​baby had daubed ​butter all over his ​hair and ​face.

daubnoun [C]

uk   /dɔːb/  us   /dɑːb/
an ​area of ​thick or ​stickyliquid on something: a daub of ​redpaint a ​badlypaintedpicture
(Definition of daub from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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daubverb [T always + adv/prep]

 us   /dɔb, dɑb/
to ​spread a ​thickliquid on or in something: The ​children daubed ​fingerpaint on ​largesheets of ​paper.
(Definition of daub from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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