Dealbate
Dealbate \De*al"bate\, v. t. [L. dealbatus, p. p. of dealbare. See {Daub}.] To whiten. [Obs.] --Cockeram. [1913 Webster]

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  • dealbate — de·al·bate …   English syllables

  • dealbate — dēˈalˌbāt, ˈȯl adjective Etymology: Latin dealbatus, past participle of dealbare to whitewash more at daub botany : covered with an opaque white powder …   Useful english dictionary

  • Daub — (d[add]b), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Daubed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Daubing}.] [OE. dauben to smear, OF. dauber to plaster, fr. L. dealbare to whitewash, plaster; de + albare to whiten, fr. albus white, perh. also confused with W. dwb plaster, dwbio to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Daubed — Daub Daub (d[add]b), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Daubed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Daubing}.] [OE. dauben to smear, OF. dauber to plaster, fr. L. dealbare to whitewash, plaster; de + albare to whiten, fr. albus white, perh. also confused with W. dwb plaster,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Daubing — Daub Daub (d[add]b), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Daubed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Daubing}.] [OE. dauben to smear, OF. dauber to plaster, fr. L. dealbare to whitewash, plaster; de + albare to whiten, fr. albus white, perh. also confused with W. dwb plaster,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dealbato — pl.m. dealbati sing.f. dealbata pl.f. dealbate …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • dealbation — dealbāˈtion noun • • • Main Entry: ↑dealbate …   Useful english dictionary

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