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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BEDAUB', v.t. [be and daub.] To daub over; to besmear with viscous, slimy matter; to soil with any thing thick and dirty.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: spread or daub (a surface) [syn: bedaub, besmear]

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb Date: 1558 1. to daub over ; besmear 2. to ornament with vulgar excess

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. smear or daub with paint etc.; decorate gaudily.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bedaub Be*daub", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bedaubed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Bedaubing.] To daub over; to besmear or soil with anything thick and dirty. Bedaub foul designs with a fair varnish. --Barrow.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

v. a. Smear, daub, besmear, soil, daub over.

Moby Thesaurus

apply paint, attaint, bedizen, begild, besmear, besmirch, besmoke, besmutch, besoil, bestain, black, blacken, blur, brand, brush on paint, butter, calcimine, coat, color, complexion, cover, dab, darken, daub, deep-dye, dip, dirty, discolor, distemper, double-dye, dye, emblazon, enamel, engild, face, fast-dye, fresco, gild, glaze, gloss, grain, hue, illuminate, imbue, ingrain, japan, lacquer, lay on, lay on color, mark, paint, parget, pigment, plaster, prime, scorch, sear, shade, shadow, shellac, singe, slap on, slather, slop on paint, slubber, slur, smarm, smear, smear on, smirch, smoke, smouch, smudge, smut, smutch, soil, spot, spread on, spread with, stain, stigmatize, stipple, sully, taint, tar, tarnish, tinct, tincture, tinge, tint, tone, undercoat, varnish, wash, whitewash



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