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DUB, verb transitive [Gr.] Literally, to strike. Hence,

1. To strike a blow with a sword, and make a knight.

Se cyng, dubbade his sunu Henric to ridere.

The King dubbed his son Henry a knight.

2. To confer any dignity or new character.

A man of wealth is dubbd a man of worth.

DUB, verb intransitive to make a quick noise.

DUB, noun

1. A blow. [Little Used.]

2. In Irish, a puddle.