Synonyms for dauber

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And now you can go to—one dauber less is a blessing to humanity!

Dauber, it will be seen, is more than an exciting story of a storm.

Enguehard is an idle dog, who does no good, while Rivol is too well off ever to be anything more than an amateur and a dauber.

When Cyrus Glover was informed that his daughter intended to marry a dauber in paints, he started for Paris on ten hours' notice.

Secker means sackmaker, Parmenter a parchmenter, Pargater a dauber, Straker a maker of tires.

A dancing-girl, who had not much to do, deigned to grant the little Flemish dauber, the favor of sitting for her portrait.

Not even the death of the Dauber in a wretched accident defeats our sense of divine and ultimate victory.

Nothing more vigorous and thrilling than the description of the storm at sea in Dauber has appeared in current literature.

Then take the dauber which has been filled with red color, and pat the stone, which should be dry by that time.

I saw that I could attain my purpose better with a dauber of stiffer material.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c. (Dauber as a surname is recorded from mid-13c.), from Old French dauber "to whitewash, plaster" (13c.), perhaps from Latin dealbare, from de- "thoroughly" + albare "to whiten," from albus "white" (see alb). Painting sense is from 1620s. Related: Daubed; daubing. As a noun, from mid-15c.

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