1. (v. t.) To confer knighthood upon; as, the king dubbed his son Henry a knight.

2. (v. t.) To invest with any dignity or new character; to entitle; to call.

3. (v. t.) To clothe or invest; to ornament; to adorn.

4. (v. t.) To strike, rub, or dress smooth; to dab;

5. (v. t.) To dress with an adz; as, to dub a stick of timber smooth.

6. (v. t.) To strike cloth with teasels to raise a nap.

7. (v. t.) To rub or dress with grease, as leather in the process of currying it.

8. (v. t.) To prepare for fighting, as a gamecock, by trimming the hackles and cutting off the comb and wattles.

9. (v. i.) To make a noise by brisk drumbeats.

10. (n.) A blow.

11. (n.) A pool or puddle.

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