Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Drub (Page: 457)

Drub (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Drubbed; p. pr. & vb. n. Drubbing.] [Cf. Prov. E. drab to beat, Icel. & Sw. drabba to hit, beat, Dan. dræbe to slay, and perh. OE. drepen to strike, kill, AS. drepan to strike, G. & D. freffen to hit, touch, Icel. drepa to strike, kill.] To beat with a stick; to thrash; to cudgel.

Soundly Drubbed with a good honest cudgel. L'Estrange.

Drub (Page: 457)

Drub, n. A blow with a cudgel; a thump. Addison.