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dobber


dobber


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dobber  \Dob"ber\,  n. 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.)  See  {Dabchick}. 
 
  2.  A  float  to  a  fishing  line  [Local,  U.  S.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dabchick  \Dab"chick`\,  n.  [For  dabchick.  See  {Dap},  {Dip},  cf 
  {Dipchick}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  small  water  bird  ({Podilymbus  podiceps}),  allied  to  the 
  grebes,  remarkable  for  its  quickness  in  diving;  --  called 
  also  {dapchick},  {dobchick},  {dipchick},  {didapper}, 
  {dobber},  {devil-diver},  {hell-diver},  and  {pied-billed 
  grebe}.