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  1. cobbingnoun

    an unofficial form of punishment among the crew involving blows to the buttocks from a piece of wood

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cobbing

    of Cob

  2. Cobbingadjective

    haughty; purse-proud. See Cob, n., 2

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. cobbing

    An old punishment sometimes inflicted at sea for breach of certain regulations--chiefly for those quitting their station during the night. The offender was struck a certain number of times on the breech with a flat piece of wood called the cobbing-board. Also, when watch was cried, all persons were expected to take off their hats on pain of being cobbed.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cobbing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cobbing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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