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1) Bob. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A shilling. A "bender" is a sixpence. (Compare BAWBEE.) 1 Bob. A set of changes rung on [church] bells: as a "bob major," a "bobminor," a "triple bob." 2 To give...

2) II. Aunt Glegg Learns the Breadth of Bob s Thumb. Book V—Wheat and Tares. Eliot, George. 1917. The Mill on the Floss. Vol. IX. Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction
...had occurred which induced Tom to test his uncle Glegg s friendly disposition. 5 Bob Jakin, who rarely returned from one of his rounds without seeing Tom and Maggie,...

3) bob 2. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A small, knoblike pendent object, such as a plumb bob. 2. A fishing float or cork. 3. A small lock or curl of hair. 4. A woman's or child's short haircut. 5. Informal...

4) Wet-bob and Dry-bob. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...At Eton a wet-bob is a boy who goes in for boating, but a dry-bob is one who goes in for cricket. 1...

5) Dylan, Bob. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Dylan, Bob, (dil´n) (KEY) , 1941-, American singer and composer, b. Duluth, Minn., as Robert Zimmerman. Dylan learned guitar at the age of 10 and autoharp and harmonica...

6) bob 1. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: bobbed, bobˇbing, bobs1. To hit lightly and quickly; tap. 2. To cause to move up and down: bobbed my head in response to the question. 1. To move...

7) bob 3. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. bob Chiefly British A shilling. Origin unknown....

8) bob skate. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...An ice skate with two parallel bearing edges. Possibly bob(sled) + skate1....

9) Fosse, Bob. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Fosse, Bob, (Robert Louis Fosse) (fo´se, fos´e) (KEY) , 1927-87, American choreographer and director, b. Chicago. Fosse first appeared on Broadway in Dance Me a Song...

10) Feller, Bob. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Feller, Bob, (Robert William Andrew Feller), 1918-, American baseball player, b. Van Meter, Iowa. Famous for his extraordinary fastball, Feller pitched 18 seasons...

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