Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: dauber, from Latin dealbare 'to make white, whitewash'

daub

1 verb
     
daub1 [transitive]
to put paint or a soft substance on something without being very careful:
soldiers' faces daubed with black mud

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