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“… in the tub it's in the thing …”

meanings of tub


  1. A box or bucket in which coal or ore is sent up a shaft.
  2. A small cask.
  3. A bathtub.
  4. A slow-moving craft.
  5. A corpulent or obese person.
  6. A flat-bottomed vessel, of width similar to or greater than its height, used for storing or packing things, or for washing things in.
  7. Any structure shaped like a tub, such as a certain old form of pulpit, a short broad boat, etc.
  8. The contents or capacity of such a vessel.
  9. Any of various historically designated quantities of goods to be sold by the tub (butter, oysters, etc).
  10. A sweating in a tub; a tub fast.


  1. To bathe in a tub.
  2. To plant, set, or store in a tub.

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