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dauber1 (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 24,305b albus /3,168a *dubban /*15/ii,79a dubban; Gdf: 2,424b dauber; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1200 dauber; DEAF:  dauber; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  daub v.; MED:  dauben v.; DMLBS: 561b daubare /564c dealbare ]
dealber,  dober  


1to smear, smooth
( MS: s.xiiiin )  explicet: (F) daubet  260
to smear (with)
( MS: s.xiii )  Si friez en viez oint de porc, [...] et le daubez de miel  73.62
( MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Ki vodera colurer chose deorree [...], prenge arnement et vin egre et un petit de cel, si mulez bien, si en dobét la chose [...]  382.22
2fig.to cover up
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  mis i unt allegories Dunt il dealbunt les vilainies  11338
( s.xiiiex; MS: 1307-15 )  pur quei celez vus e daubet vostre soilleure e vostre ord pecché?  71.21


1fig.to deceive, pretend
( 1267; MS: c.1300 )  Celi ki jure en daubant En duble pecché chiet  8251
( s.xiiiex; MS: 1307-15 )  pur coverir lur pecché e pur dauber e pur eus escuser  77.5


1daubed, plastered, covered with clay lime, mortar etc.
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Les fonz (=of the boats) furent fet d’unes verges pelees, Petites e tenantes, de butemay daubees  6394
( MS: s.xivm )  Il (=Amos) Voit [...] nostre sire esteaunt sur le mur daubee  3va
2fig.insincere, deceitful
( s.xiii3/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  losenger de paroles daubees  210ra
daube  daubement  daubément  dauberie  daubeure  daubour 
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