From Middle Low German lübsch or Middle Dutch lubesch, both ("of Lübeck"). Compare German lübisch (“of Lübeck”).
lubish (comparative more lubish, superlative most lubish)
- (monetary, historical) Relating to denominations belonging to a money of account formerly in extensive mercantile use in North Germany.
- (Britain dialectal) Genuine; authorised; sterling.
- A strong beer brewed at Lübeck.