4. To flatter excessively or glossy. [R.]
I can safely say, however, that, without any daubing at all,Smollett.
I am very sincerely your very affectionate,
5. To put on without taste; to deck gaudily. [R.]
Let him be daubed with lace.Dryden.
(Daub) v. i. To smear; to play the flatterer.
His conscience . . . will not daub nor flatter.South.
1. A viscous, sticky application; a spot smeared or daubed; a smear.
2. (Paint.) A picture coarsely executed.
Did you . . . take a look at the grand picture? . . . 'T is a melancholy daub, my lord.Sterne.
1. One who, or that which, daubs; especially, a coarse, unskillful painter.
2. (Copperplate Print.) A pad or ball of rags, covered over with canvas, for inking plates; a dabber.
3. A low and gross flatterer.
4. (Zoöl.) The mud wasp; the mud dauber.
(Daub"er*y or Daub"ry) , n. A daubing; specious coloring; false pretenses.
She works by charms, by spells, by the figure, and such daubery as this is.Shak.
1. The act of one who daubs; that which is daubed.
2. A rough coat of mortar put upon a wall to give it the appearance of stone; rough-cast.
3. In currying, a mixture of fish oil and tallow worked into leather; called also dubbing. Knight.
(Dau"bree*lite) n. [From Daubrée, a French mineralogist.] (Min.) A sulphide of chromium
observed in some meteoric irons.
(Daub"y) a. Smeary; viscous; glutinous; adhesive. "Dauby wax."
(Daugh"ter) n.; pl. Daughters (#); obs. pl. Daughtren [OE. doughter, doghter, dohter,
AS. dohtor, dohter; akin to OS. dohtar, D. dochter, G. tochter, Icel. dottir, Sw. dotter, Dan. dotter,
datter, Goth. daúhtar,, OSlav. dushti, Russ. doche, Lith. dukte, Gr. qyga`thr, Zend. dughdhar, Skr.
duhit&rsdot; possibly originally, the milker, cf. Skr. duh to milk. &radic68, 245.]
1. The female offspring of the human species; a female child of any age; applied also to the lower