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Dubber

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Dubber A globular vessel or bottle of leather, used in India to hold ghee, oil, etc.
    • n Dubber One who, or that which, dubs.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dubber A furbisher of old clothes. York Plays, Int., p. lxxv.
    • n dubber In India, a large leathern vessel made of untanned hide of the buffalo or the goat, and used for holding oil, ghee, etc. Also written dupper.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Hind. dabbah,

Usage

In literature:

We can't pay a dubber or a drawing tender any more than he's worth, whether he has a wife or children in the mills or whether he hasn't.
"The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete" by Winston Churchill
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In news:

Rodney Doyle, 42, of Dubberly, is charged with stealing $9,000 worth of metal from the school's welding department, which is a felony theft.
Longtime Homer resident Alice I Dubber, 87, died Thursday, March 29, 2012, at her home in Homer.
Articles by John Dubber .
Mindy Kaling plays a lovesick doctor on "The Mindy Project," premiering… (BETH DUBBER / Fox ).
BEDFORD — Reuben Murr as Dub Dubberly/Santa and Seavor Roach as Justin Waverly practice a scene for "Christmas Belles" at Little Theater of Bedford.
Beth Dubber/Courtesy of Fox (The Mindy Project).
Birmingham sportscaster Mike Dubberly moves into co-anchor chair on Fox 6 morning show.
View full size Mike Dubberly.
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