[ UK /dˈɔːbɪŋ/ ]
  1. the application of plaster
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How To Use daubing In A Sentence

  • Apparently, it wasn't the first time the objects had endured something like this: there was a previous daubing event, hundreds of years ago, which went down considerably better. Vandalising an old master is bad, but not quite as evil as queue-jumping | David Mitchell
  • Next, a pit is dug deep enough to reach the clay; water is poured in and the clay well mixed, and the whole mess takes in hand the "daubing" of the "chinks. Detailed Minutiae of Soldier life in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865
  • The person whom they seek to blacken, by dint of repeated strokes of their brush, becomes a demon in their own eyes, though he might be pure and bright as an angel but for the daubing of those wizard painters. Chris Weigant: America's First Political Sex Scandal: The Reynolds/Hamilton Affair
  • When the boy was caught daubing paint on an Uncle's car, and subsequently whacked with a walking stick to teach him a lesson, she didn't speak to the family for two years.
  • One is tempted to imagine a scenario: someone, a child perhaps, daubing paint beside the window where the light was good and then abandoning the brush.
  • Many in the capital wore the Yushchenko campaign colour of orange, while some showed their disdain for Yanukovich by daubing skips and wheelie-bins with the words ‘This is where Yanukovich belongs’.
  • Daubing a slogan on a wall is far cheaper than covering a gable end, and quicker.
  • The actions of wanton vandalism, such as daubing paint on the statue of the defender of freedom, Winston Churchill were bad enough. Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph
  • It occurred after the railway worker confronted two people daubing graffiti on a train.
  • The exhibition offers a comprehensive inventory of application processes in both acrylic and oil - brushing, spreading, smearing, scumbling, scraping, daubing, combing, pouring, spraying.
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