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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dub  \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. 
  --Morte 
  d'Arthure. 
 
  4.  To  strike,  rub,  or  dress  smooth;  to  dab;  as: 
  a  To  dress  with  an  adz;  as  to  dub  a  stick  of  timber 
  smooth. 




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