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Cub Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    cub n
  1. an awkward and inexperienced youth [syn: greenhorn, rookie]
  2. a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy) [syn: lad, laddie, sonny, sonny boy]
  3. the young of certain carnivorous mammals such as the bear or wolf or lion [syn: young carnivore] v : give birth to cubs; "bears cub every year" [also: cubbing, cubbed]
Cub Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    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.
  2. Jocosely or in contempt, a boy or girl, esp. an awkward, rude, ill-mannered boy. O, thou dissembling cub! what wilt thou be When time hath sowed a grizzle on thy case? --Shak.
Cub Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    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.
Cub Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Cub \Cub\, n. [Cf. Cub a young animal.]
  1. A stall for cattle. [Obs.] I would rather have such . . . .in cub or kennel than in my closet or at my table. --Landor.
  2. A cupboard. [Obs.] --Laud.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Cub'

  • Cub: Cub may refer to: the young of certain large predatory animals such as bear s, lion s, wolves , and big cat s; analogous to a domestic ...
  • CUB: CUB may refer to: Carlton & United Breweries , which for the period 2004-2009 was known as Carlton & United Beverages. Communauté Urbaine de ...
  • Cub Scout: A Cub Scout is a member of the section of the worldwide Scouting movement for young persons, mainly boys normally aged about 7 to 11. ...
  • Chicago Cubs: 1902–1920: A Cub dynasty: File:Chicago Cubs team picture, 1906. jpg | The 1906 Cubs won a record 116 of 154 games. They then won back to back ...
  • Cuba: the country small yes native_name es | República de Cuba 2 | conventional_long_name Republic of Cuba | common_name Cuba | image_flag Flag of ...
  • Cub (band): Cub was an indie rock band from Vancouver , British Columbia , which formed in 1992 and disbanded in 1997. They played a melodic, jangly ...
  • Honda Super Cub: Honda Super Cub, (originally the Honda C100 or Honda 50) also known as the Honda Cub, is an underbone motorcycle with a 49 cc four-stroke ...

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* Each suburban wife struggled with it alone. As she made the beds, shopped for groceries, matched slipcover material, ate peanut butter sandwiches with her children, chauffered Cub Scouts and Brownies, lay beside her husband at night-she was afraid to ask even of herself the silent question-Is this all - Betty Naomi Friedan

* When many work together for a goal, Great things may be accomplished. It is said a lion cub was killed By a single colony of ants. - Saskya Pandita

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