• Fub

    Origin 1

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    Full definition of fub


    1. (transitive, obsolete) To put off by trickery; to cheat.
      • a. 1599, William Shakespeare, ,A hundred mark is a long score for a poor lone woman to bear : and I have borne, and borne, and borne ; and have been fubbed off, and fubbed off, and fubbed off, from this day to that day, that it is a shame to be thought on.

    Origin 2

    Compare fob a pocket.



    (plural fubs)
    1. (obsolete) A plump young person or child.
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