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Definition of "tubbing" [tub•bing]

  • Present participle of tub. (verb)
  • The forming of a tub. (noun)
  • Collectively, materials for tubs. (noun)
  • A lining of timber or metal around the shaft of a mine, especially a series of cast-iron cylinders bolted together, used to enable those who sink a shaft to penetrate quicksand, water, etc., with safety. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tubbing" in a sentence
  • "We just did something called tubbing and tasting, where we worked with three merchants."
  • "As a rule, he and his mates rose betimes and, clad in slippers and pajamas, raced up and down the decks to keep their muscles in hard order, before descending for the tubbing which is the matin duty of every self-respecting British subject."
  • "I admire the English for the 'tubbing' which is made such a subject of jest against them by other people."