Daubest vs Daubes - What's the difference?

daubest | daubes |

As verbs the difference between daubest and daubes

is that daubest is (archaic) (daub) while daubes is .




  • (archaic) (daub)

  • daub


    (wikipedia daub)


  • Excrement or clay used as a bonding material in construction .
  • A soft coating of mud, plaster etc.
  • A crude or amateurish painting.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To apply (something) to a surface in hasty or crude strokes.
  • The artist just seemed to daub on paint at random and suddenly there was a painting.
  • To apply something to (a surface) in hasty or crude strokes.
  • * Bible, Exodus ii. 3
  • She took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch.
  • To paint (a picture, etc.) in a coarse or unskilful manner.
  • * I. Watts
  • If a picture is daubed with many bright and glaring colours, the vulgar admire it as an excellent piece.
  • * Dryden
  • a lame, imperfect piece, rudely daubed over
  • To cover with a specious or deceitful exterior; to disguise; to conceal.
  • * Shakespeare
  • So smooth he daubed his vice with show of virtue.
  • To flatter excessively or glossy.
  • * Smollett
  • I can safely say, however, that, without any daubing at all, I am very sincerely your very affectionate, humble servant.
  • To put on without taste; to deck gaudily.
  • * Dryden
  • Let him be daubed with lace.






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