Definition of tub:
- A box or bucket in which coal or ore is sent up a shaft; - so called by miners.
- A small cask; as, a tub of gin.
- A sweating in a tub; a tub fast.
- An open wooden vessel formed with staves, bottom, and hoops; a kind of short cask, half barrel, or firkin, usually with but one head, - used for various purposes.
- Any structure shaped like a tub: as, a certain old form of pulpit; a short, broad boat, etc., - often used jocosely or opprobriously.
- The amount which a tub contains, as a measure of quantity; as, a tub of butter; a tub of camphor, which is about 1 cwt., etc.
- To make use of a bathing tub; to lie or be in a bath; to bathe.
- To plant or set in a tub; as, to tub a plant.
- "Shorty McCabe", Sewell Ford.
- "Japan", David Murray.
- "The Pines of Lory", John Ames Mitchell.