a swelling of fresh plasterwork.

1550–60; variant of blob Unabridged
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blub (blʌb)
vb , blubs, blubbing, blubbed
(Brit) a slang word for blubber

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Word Origin & History

"fit of weeping," 1894, imitative.
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Example sentences
The starchy yellow blub that grows beneath the plant is the island's staple food.
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