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Topic: SPORT

Date: 1600-1700
Origin: drub 'to hit' (17-20 centuries), probably from Arabic daraba

drubbing

noun
     
drub‧bing [countable]
DS an occasion when one team easily beats another team in sport:
Ireland gave England a drubbing at Twickenham.
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