Definitions for dabdæb
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tap, pat, dab(noun)
a light touch or stroke
dab, splash, splatter(verb)
a small quantity of something moist or liquid
"a dab of paint"; "a splatter of mud"; "just a splash of whiskey"
dab, swab, swob(verb)
apply (usually a liquid) to a surface
"dab the wall with paint"
"pat him on the shoulder"
One skilful or proficient, an expert, an adept.
A small flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae, especially Limanda limandauFF1B flounder.
Origin: From dabbe, from possibly imitative.
a skillful hand; a dabster; an expert
a name given to several species of flounders, esp. to the European species, Pleuronectes limanda. The American rough dab is Hippoglossoides platessoides
to strike or touch gently, as with a soft or moist substance; to tap; hence, to besmear with a dabber
to strike by a thrust; to hit with a sudden blow or thrust
a gentle blow with the hand or some soft substance; a sudden blow or hit; a peck
a small mass of anything soft or moist
Origin: [Perh. so named from its quickness in diving beneath the sand. Cf. Dabchick.]
dba, DBA, D.B.A.
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