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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Dub \Dub\ (d[ucr]b), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dubbed} (d[ucr]bd); p.
      pr. & vb. n. {Dubbing}.] [AS. dubban to strike, beat
      ([bd]dubbade his sunu . . . to r[c6]dere.[b8] --AS. Chron.
      an. 1086); akin to Icel. dubba; cf. OF. adouber (prob. fr.
      Icel.) a chevalier, Icel. dubba til riddara.]
      1. To confer knighthood upon; as, the king dubbed his son
            Henry a knight.
      Note: The conclusion of the ceremony was marked by a tap on
               the shoulder with the sword.
      2. To invest with any dignity or new character; to entitle;
            to call.
                     A man of wealth is dubbed a man of worth. --Pope.
      3. To clothe or invest; to ornament; to adorn. [Obs.]
                     His diadem was dropped down Dubbed with stones.
      4. To strike, rub, or dress smooth; to dab; as:
            (a) To dress with an adz; as, to dub a stick of timber
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