[druhb] /drʌb/

verb (used with object), drubbed, drubbing.
to beat with a stick or the like; cudgel; flog; thrash.
to defeat decisively, as in a game or contest.
to drive as if by flogging:
Latin grammar was drubbed into their heads.
to stamp (the feet).
a blow with a stick or the like.
verb (transitive) drubs, drubbing, drubbed
to beat as with a stick; cudgel; club
to defeat utterly, as in a contest
to drum or stamp (the feet)
to instil with force or repetition: the master drubbed Latin into the boys
a blow, as from a stick

1630s (in an Oriental travel narrative), probably from Arabic darb “a beating,” from daraba “he beat up” (see discussion in OED). Related: Drubbed; Drubbing.


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