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fobbing


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fob  \Fob\,  v.t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Fobbed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Fobbing}.]  [Cf.Fop.] 
  1.  To  beat  to  maul.  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  To  cheat;  to  trick;  to  impose  on  --Shak. 
 
  {To  fob  off},  to  shift  off  by  an  artifice;  to  put  aside;  to 
  delude  with  a  trick."A  conspiracy  of  bishops  could 
  prostrate  and  fob  off  the  right  of  the  people."  --Milton. 




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