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6 definitions found
 for Cub
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cub \Cub\ (k[u^]b), n. [Cf. Ir. cuib cub, whelp, young dog, Ir.
     & Gael. cu dog; akin to E. hound.]
     1. A young animal, esp. the young of the bear.
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     2. Jocosely or in contempt, a boy or girl, esp. an awkward,
        rude, ill-mannered boy.
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              O, thou dissembling cub! what wilt thou be
              When time hath sowed a grizzle on thy case? --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cub \Cub\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Cubbed (k[u^]bd); p. pr. &
     vb. n. Cubbing.]
     To bring forth; -- said of animals, or in contempt, of
     persons. "Cubb'd in a cabin." --Dryden.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cub \Cub\, n. [Cf. Cub a young animal.]
     1. A stall for cattle. [Obs.]
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              I would rather have such . . . .in cub or kennel
              than in my closet or at my table.     --Landor.
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     2. A cupboard. [Obs.] --Laud.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cub \Cub\, v. t.
     To shut up or confine. [Obs.] --Burton.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cub
      n 1: an awkward and inexperienced youth [syn: cub,
           greenhorn, rookie]
      2: a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy) [syn:
         cub, lad, laddie, sonny, sonny boy]
      3: the young of certain carnivorous mammals such as the bear or
         wolf or lion [syn: cub, young carnivore]
      v 1: give birth to cubs; "bears cub every year"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  51 Moby Thesaurus words for "cub":
     birdling, boy, bub, bubba, buck, bud, buddy, calf, catling, chick,
     chickling, chicky, colt, dogie, duckling, fawn, fellow, fledgling,
     foal, fryer, gosling, hobbledehoy, kid, kit, kitten, lad, laddie,
     lamb, lambkin, litter, manchild, master, muchacho, nest, nestling,
     piglet, pigling, polliwog, pullet, pup, puppy, schoolboy, shoat,
     sonny, sonny boy, tadpole, weaner, whelp, yeanling, young man,
     youth
  
  

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