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blub

[bluhb] /blʌb/
noun
1.
a swelling of fresh plasterwork.
Origin
1550-1560
1550-60; variant of blob
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  • The starchy yellow blub that grows beneath the plant is the island's staple food.
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blub

/blʌb/
verb blubs, blubbing, blubbed
1.
(Brit) a slang word for blubber (sense 1), blubber (sense 2), blubber (sense 3)
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Word Origin and History for blub
n.

"fit of weeping," 1894, imitative. As a verb by 1843. Related: Blubbed; blubbing.

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