daub (something) on(to) (something)

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daub (something) on(to) (something)

To smear something onto something else. I daubed stain remover onto the spot and then tossed the pants in the washer.
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daub something on(to) something

 and daub something on
to smear or paint something onto something else, The painter daubed a bit of yellow onto the canvas. Daub on a bit of yellow here. She daubed the medicine on.
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13 ( ANI ): A pigment that was once daubed onto prehistoric cave paintings is set to protect ESA's Solar Orbiter mission from the Sun's close-up glare.
Just days after the couple got the keys to the home offensive words were daubed onto the exterior walls and doors of the council house.
The stencil is taped to the part, wires attached, a hand piece with some sort of mysterious electrolytic solution daubed onto the stencil and, voila, in a minute or two, we have markings that would be the envy of many manufacturers.
With Wilko edging closer to over and out - he's predictably banged up once again, the young Wasps play maker is the catalyst to ensure new attack coach Brian Smith's pretty patterns are daubed onto Johnson's canvas with purposeful brush strokes.
In one of the most exclusive areas of the region, it's perched among the mountains, so stunning they look as if they've been daubed onto the landscape by an artist's brush.
The slogans were daubed onto the building following the group's press conference demanding a new Welsh Language Act.
was daubed onto the walls of the San Cristobal Chiapas cathedral where Samuel Ruiz, Mexico's most embattled bishop, lives and preaches.
Chumash Indians hunted here; they recorded their presence in the animals daubed onto Painted Rock on the plain's western edge.