Slubber
Slubber Slub"ber, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Slubbered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slubbering}.] [Cf. Dan. slubbreto swallow, to sup up, D. slobberen to lap, to slabber. Cf. {Slabber}.] 1. To do lazily, imperfectly, or coarsely. [1913 Webster]

Slubber not business for my sake. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To daub; to stain; to cover carelessly. [1913 Webster]

There is no art that hath more . . . slubbered with aphorisming pedantry than the art of policy. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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