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Definition of "daubing" [daub•ing]

  • Present participle of daub. (verb)
  • Something daubed, such as graffiti. (noun)
  • A rough coat of mortar put upon a wall to give it the appearance of stone; roughcast. (noun)
  • In currying horses, a mixture of fish oil and tallow worked into leather; dubbing. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "daubing" in a sentence
  • "The cracks in the walls are snugly filled with "daubing" and then the walls are covered with heavy gray building-paper, which makes the room very warm, and I really like the appearance."
  • "But besides the hypocrisy of merely outwardly "daubing" to make the wall look fair (Mt 23: 27, 29; Ac 23: 3), there is implied the unsoundness of the wall from the absence of true uniting cement; the "untempered cement" answering to the lie of the prophets, who say, in support of their prophecies, "Thus saith the Lord, when the Lord hath not spoken""
  • "Next, a pit is dug deep enough to reach the clay; water is poured in and the clay well mixed, and the whole mess takes in hand the "daubing" of the "chinks.""