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cobbing


cobbing


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cob  \Cob\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Cobbed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Cobbing}.] 
  1.  To  strike  [Prov.  Eng.]  --Halliwell. 
 
  2.  (Mining)  To  break  into  small  pieces,  as  ore,  so  as  to  sort 
  out  its  better  portions.  --Raymond. 
 
  3.  (Naut.)  To  punish  by  striking  on  the  buttocks  with  a 
  strap,  a  flat  piece  of  wood,  or  the  like 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cobbing  \Cob"bing\,  a. 
  Haughty;  purse-proud.  See  {Cob},  n.,  2.  [Obs.]  --Withals 
  (1608).