Dubbing
Dub Dub (d[u^]b), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dubbed} (d[u^]bd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Dubbing}.] [AS. dubban to strike, beat (``dubbade his sunu . . . to r[=i]dere.'' --AS. Chron. an. 1086); akin to Icel. dubba; cf. OF. adouber (prob. fr. Icel.) a chevalier, Icel. dubba til riddara.] 1. To confer knighthood upon; as, the king dubbed his son Henry a knight. [1913 Webster]

Note: The conclusion of the ceremony was marked by a tap on the shoulder with the sword. [1913 Webster]

2. To invest with any dignity or new character; to entitle; to call. [1913 Webster]

A man of wealth is dubbed a man of worth. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

3. To clothe or invest; to ornament; to adorn. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

His diadem was dropped down Dubbed with stones. --Morte d'Arthure. [1913 Webster]

4. To strike, rub, or dress smooth; to dab; as: (a) To dress with an adz; as, to dub a stick of timber smooth. [1913 Webster] (b) To strike cloth with teasels to raise a nap. --Halliwell. (c) To rub or dress with grease, as leather in the process of cyrrying it. --Tomlinson. (d) To prepare for fighting, as a gamecock, by trimming the hackles and cutting off the comb and wattles. [1913 Webster]

{To dub a fly}, to dress a fishing fly. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.

{To dub out} (Plastering), to fill out, as an uneven surface, to a plane, or to carry out a series of small projections. [1913 Webster]


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