DAB, v.t.1. To strike gently with the hand; to slap; to box.2. To strike gently with some soft or moist substance; as, to dab a sore with lint.
DAB, n.1. A gentle blow with the hand.2. A small lump or mass of any thing soft or moist.3. Something moist or slimy thrown on one.4. In law language, an expert man.[See Dabster.]5. A small flat fish, of the genus Pleuronectes, of a dark brown color.