Definitions for COBkɒb

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cobkɒb(n.)

  1. cooked corn on the cob.

    Ref: corncob (def. 1) 1

  2. a male swan.

    Category: Ornithology

  3. a short-legged, thick-set horse, often having a high gait.

    Category: Dogs, Cats, and Horses

  4. a mixture of clay and straw, used as a building material.

    Category: British

Origin of cob:

1375–1425; late ME cobbe male swan, leader of a gang

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hazelnut, filbert, cobnut, cob(noun)

    nut of any of several trees of the genus Corylus

  2. cob(noun)

    stocky short-legged harness horse

  3. black-backed gull, great black-backed gull, cob, Larus marinus(noun)

    white gull having a black back and wings

  4. cob(noun)

    adult male swan

Wiktionary

  1. cob(Noun)

    Close Of Business (Day)

    NY office told the LA office to have report e-mailed by COB.

  2. cob(Noun)

    A male swan.

    NY office told the LA office to have report e-mailed by COB.

  3. cob(Noun)

    The portion of a corn plant around which the kernels grow.

  4. cob(Noun)

    a round loaf of bread; a small (4" diameter), round piece of crusty bread (in the English Midlands)

  5. cob(Noun)

    short for cobnut

  6. cob(Noun)

    short for cobble or cobblestone

  7. cob(Noun)

    A building material consisting of clay, sand, straw, water, and earth, similar to adobe. Also called cobb, rammed earth or pisu00E9.

  8. cob(Noun)

    a horse having a stout body and short legs

  9. cob(Noun)

    a gull.

  10. cob(Verb)

    To cut, trim or break into blocks of a convenient size.

  11. cob(Verb)

    To construct using mud blocks or to seal a wall using mud or an artificial equivalent.

  12. cob(Verb)

    (possibly colloquial, N UK) to throw, chuck, lob

  13. COB(Noun)

    Close of Business, usually referring to a deadline for an office in another time zone.

    NY office told the LA office to have report e-mailed by COB.

  14. COB(Noun)

    Coordination of Benefits

  15. COB(Noun)

    Chairman of the Board

  16. COB(Noun)

    Chip on Board

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cob(noun)

    the top or head of anything

  2. Cob(noun)

    a leader or chief; a conspicuous person, esp. a rich covetous person

  3. Cob(noun)

    the axis on which the kernels of maize or indian corn grow

  4. Cob(noun)

    a spider; perhaps from its shape; it being round like a head

  5. Cob(noun)

    a young herring

  6. Cob(noun)

    a fish; -- also called miller's thumb

  7. Cob(noun)

    a short-legged and stout horse, esp. one used for the saddle

  8. Cob(noun)

    a sea mew or gull; esp., the black-backed gull (Larus marinus)

  9. Cob(noun)

    a lump or piece of anything, usually of a somewhat large size, as of coal, or stone

  10. Cob(noun)

    a cobnut; as, Kentish cobs. See Cobnut

  11. Cob(noun)

    clay mixed with straw

  12. Cob(noun)

    a punishment consisting of blows inflicted on the buttocks with a strap or a flat piece of wood

  13. Cob(noun)

    a Spanish coin formerly current in Ireland, worth abiut 4s. 6d

  14. Cob(verb)

    to strike

  15. Cob(verb)

    to break into small pieces, as ore, so as to sort out its better portions

  16. Cob(verb)

    to punish by striking on the buttocks with a strap, a flat piece of wood, or the like

Freebase

  1. Cob

    Cob, cobb or clom is a building material consisting of clay, sand, straw, water, and earth, similar to adobe. Cob is fireproof, resistant to seismic activity, and inexpensive. It can be used to create artistic, sculptural forms and has been revived in recent years by the natural building and sustainability movements.

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