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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dobson  \Dob"son\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  aquatic  larva  of  a  large  neuropterous  insect  ({Corydalus 
  cornutus}),  used  as  bait  in  angling.  See  {Hellgamite}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dobson 
  n  1:  large  brown  aquatic  larva  of  the  dobsonfly;  used  as  fishing 
  bait  [syn:  {hellgrammiate}] 
  2:  large  soft-bodied  insect  having  long  slender  mandibles  in 
  the  male;  aquatic  larvae  often  used  as  bait  [syn:  {dobsonfly}, 
  {dobson  fly},  {Corydalus  cornutus}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Dobson,  NC  (town,  FIPS  17340) 
  Location:  36.39156  N,  80.72134  W 
  Population  (1990):  1195  (499  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  27017 




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