Definitions for drubdrʌb
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drubdrʌb(v.; n.)drubbed, drub•bing
(v.t.)to beat with a stick or the like; flog; thrash.
to defeat decisively, as in a game or contest.
to drive as if by flogging:
Grammar was drubbed into our heads.
(v.i.)to pound or drum.
(n.)a blow with a stick or the like.
Origin of drub:
cream, bat, clobber, drub, thrash, lick(verb)
beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight
"We licked the other team on Sunday!"
to beat (someone or something) with a stick
to forcefully teach something
to defeat someone soundly; to annihilate or crush
to criticize harshly; to excoriate
Origin: 1625, originally a dialectal word (Kent) , variant of , from drepen (preterit ) from drepan, from drepanan, from dhrebh-. Akin to drop, treffan, drepa. Compare also dub. More at drape.
to beat with a stick; to thrash; to cudgel
a blow with a cudgel; a thump