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From Frankish *dubban, from Proto-Germanic *dub (to fit), from Proto-Indo-European *dheubʰ- (plug, peg, wedge). Cognate with English dub.



  1. to dub (to bestow the title of knight upon)
  2. to equip
  3. (reflexive, s'adober) to equip oneself


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.

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