Definitions for: Dub

[v] provide with a soundtrack of a foreign language; of films
[v] give a nickname to
[v] invest with knighthood; make of knight of

Webster (1913) Definition: Dub (d[u^]b), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dubbed (d[u^]bd); p.
pr. & vb. n. Dubbing.] [AS. dubban to strike, beat
(``dubbade his sunu . . . to r[=i]dere.'' --AS. Chron. an.
1086); akin to Icel. dubba; cf. OF. adouber (prob. fr. Icel.)
a chevalier, Icel. dubba til riddara.]
1. To confer knighthood upon; as, the king dubbed his son
Henry a knight.

Note: The conclusion of the ceremony was marked by a tap on
the shoulder with the sword.

2. To invest with any dignity or new character; to entitle;
to call.

A man of wealth is dubbed a man of worth. --Pope.

3. To clothe or invest; to ornament; to adorn. [Obs.]

His diadem was dropped down Dubbed with stones.

4. To strike, rub, or dress smooth; to dab; as:
(a) To dress with an adz; as, to dub a stick of timber

(b) To strike cloth with teasels to raise a nap.
(c) To rub or dress with grease, as leather in the process
of cyrrying it. --Tomlinson.
(d) To prepare for fighting, as a gamecock, by trimming
the hackles and cutting off the comb and wattles.

To dub a fly, to dress a fishing fly. [Prov. Eng.]

To dub out (Plastering), to fill out, as an uneven surface,
to a plane, or to carry out a series of small projections.

Dub, v. i.
To make a noise by brisk drumbeats. ``Now the drum dubs.''
--Beau. & Fl.

Dub, n.
A blow. [R.] --Hudibras.

Dub, n. [Cf. Ir. d['o]b mire, stream, W. dwvr water.]
A pool or puddle. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.

Synonyms: knight, nickname

See Also: appoint, call, charge, interpret, name, render, synchronise, synchronize, translate

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