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daub

an unskilful or crude painting
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daub

1. A material such as clay, mortar, mud, or plaster (often mixed with straw), used as infilling between logs, as a coating over walls, or as plaster in wattle-and-daub.
2. To coat roughly with plaster or mud.
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By-and-by, one group after another came straggling back to the mouth of the cave, panting, hilarious, smeared from head to foot with tallow drippings, daubed with clay, and entirely delighted with the success of the day.
He still wore the fine broadcloth suit in which he had fulfilled his mission, but it was bitterly the worse for wear, daubed with clay and torn with the sharp briers of the wood.
But before this, they had daubed my face and both my hands with a sort of ointment, very pleasant to the smell, which, in a few minutes, removed all the smart of their arrows.
'That,' said Van Tromp, 'was when I had to paint those dirty daubs of mine.'
So what is it, I hear you cry?Well it's a bit of fired clay, or daub, from a wattle and daub screen - that is clay pressed into wicker work.
[4] The next step was to fill the frames with wattle and daub. We found a stand of yellow willows in a ditch along a county road.
at the home of John Daub in a nice suburban neighborhood.
Demetrius Taypin, the city police chief, said Cepriano Daub, 56, married, and now a resident of Barangay (village) San Miguel here, did not resist arrest during the operation conducted in Barangay Zone 3 around 6:30 p.m.
The other putative class action lawsuit related to the Merger, captioned Daub v.
Also, the other putative class action lawsuit regarding the same matter captioned Daub v Douglass, et al, against the same defendants, has been consolidated with the Patel case, but the Daub Case remains pending.
The SEC states that Allen and Susan Daub, a financial professional, advanced about $18 million to athletes while raising over $31 million from investors.