- nBritisha cigarette end or stub. A word like dub, used by vagrants and working-class speakers. The Oxford English Dictionary first recorded the word in use in Glasgow in 1975. It may be a dialectal form of 'dowse(d)' or a contraction of 'stubbed-out'.
Contemporary slang . 2014.
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