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noun
Drub  n.  A blow with a cudgel; a thump.






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"Drub" Quotes from Famous Books



... wheels. Now hearkening to his snoring, beholding him so gross and full-fed (and I starving!!) my sadness gave place to sudden, hot anger and, as the waggon lumbered by, I swung myself up behind, and clambering over the hay, raised my staff, minded to drub the fellow into wakefulness; but even then I stayed the blow, for I spied a wallet that hung to the driving-seat, a large wallet of plump and inviting aspect. Reaching it down I opened it forthwith and found therein a new-baked loaf, a roast capon delicately ...
— Black Bartlemy's Treasure • Jeffrey Farnol

... are. Who else but you would have taken in a homeless and friendless creature like me, and let her stay bothering round in demoralizing idleness, while you were seriously teaching the young idea how to drub the piano?" ...
— Henry James, Jr. • William Dean Howells



Words linked to "Drub" :   flail, crush, drubbing, trounce, cream, lam, beat, clobber, lick, beat out, thrash, vanquish



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