• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Dauby Smeary; viscous; glutinous; adhesive. "Dauby wax."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • dauby Viscous; glutinous; slimy; adhesive.
    • dauby Made by daubing; appearing like a daub: as, a dauby picture.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Dauby sticky
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. dauber, to plaster—L. dealbāre, to whitewash—de, down, and albus, white.


In literature:

Mustard hair and dauby cheeks.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce

In science:

Daubie, “Aging tests of MSGC detectors,” presented at the International Workshop on Aging Phenomena, DESY, Hamburg, Oct.
Summary and Outlook of the International Workshop on Aging Phenomena in Gaseous Detectors (DESY, Hamburg, October, 2001)