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tub

1. a clumsy slow boat or ship
2. Informal (in rowing) a heavy wide boat used for training novice oarsmen
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TUB.

On drawings, abbr. for tubing.
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TUB

Technische Universita't Berlin. (Berlin technical university).
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She grew confused, glanced round, and, seeing the doll she had thrown down on one of the tubs, picked it up.
Then she slipped down among the flowerpots on the other side of the tubs and stood, hanging her head.
The two friends were crouching down, meantime, behind a tub in the side alley.
Reaching out for the dogs nearest him, he flung them in turn into the tub from which they had drunk.
Michael yielded to being flung into the tub. He recognized that baths were necessary and compulsory, although they were administered in much better fashion at Cedarwild, while Kwaque and Steward had made a sort of love function of it when they bathed him.
The trooper, without remarking on this welcome, follows into the musical-instrument shop, where the lady places her tub of greens upon the counter, and having shaken hands with him, rests her arms upon it.
George in the face with a head of greens and taking her tub into the little room behind the shop.
She done out a tub of clothes on Monday, but she starched 'em afore they was wrenched, and blued a pink calico dress till I thought I should a died a laughin.
A Tale of a Tub like The Battle of the Books is a satire, and Swift wrote it to show up the abuses of the Church.
There was another sound of tearing, the backbone flew over the bulwarks, and the fish, headless, gutted, and open, splashed in the tub, sending the salt water into Harvey's astonished mouth.
He used to come out from Naples for the week-ends--in the tub when it wasn't too rough for his nerves--and he didn't always come alone.
Rather will I sit in a tub under a closed heaven, rather will I sit in the abyss without heaven, than see thee, thou luminous heaven, tainted with passing clouds!