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 for Daubing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Daub \Daub\ (d[add]b), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Daubed; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Daubing.] [OE. dauben to smear, OF. dauber to
     plaster, fr. L. dealbare to whitewash, plaster; de- + albare
     to whiten, fr. albus white, perh. also confused with W. dwb
     plaster, dwbio to plaster, Ir. & OGael. dob plaster. See
     Alb, and cf. Dealbate.]
     1. To smear with soft, adhesive matter, as pitch, slime, mud,
        etc.; to plaster; to bedaub; to besmear.
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              She took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it
              with slime and with pitch.            --Ex. ii. 3.
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     2. To paint in a coarse or unskillful manner.
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              If a picture is daubed with many bright and glaring
              colors, the vulgar admire it is an excellent piece.
                                                    --I. Watts.
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              A lame, imperfect piece, rudely daubed over.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     3. To cover with a specious or deceitful exterior; to
        disguise; to conceal.
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              So smooth he daubed his vice with show of virtue.
                                                    --Shak.
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     4. To flatter excessively or glossy. [R.]
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              I can safely say, however, that, without any daubing
              at all,
              I am very sincerely your very affectionate, humble
              servant.                              --Smollett.
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     5. To put on without taste; to deck gaudily. [R.]
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              Let him be daubed with lace.          --Dryden.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Daubing \Daub"ing\, n.
     1. The act of one who daubs; that which is daubed.
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     2. A rough coat of mortar put upon a wall to give it the
        appearance of stone; rough-cast.
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     3. In currying, a mixture of fish oil and tallow worked into
        leather; -- called also dubbing. --Knight.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  daubing
      n 1: the application of plaster [syn: plastering, daubing]

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