adouber

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French adober, aduber, thought to be from Frankish *dubban, from the same Proto-Germanic root as English dub.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

adouber

  1. to dub (bestow the title of knight upon)
  2. to adjust a piece in a board game, such as chess or backgammon

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Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

adouber

  1. Alternative form of adober

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-b, *-bs, *-bt are modified to p, s, t. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

References[edit]

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (adouber)