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  8  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lob  \Lob\,  n.  [W.  llob  an  unwieldy  lump,  a  dull  fellow,  a 
  blockhead.  Cf  {Looby},  {Lubber}.] 
  1.  A  dull,  heavy  person.  ``  Country  lobs.''  --Gauden. 
 
  2.  Something  thick  and  heavy. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lob  \Lob\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Lobbed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Lobbing}.] 
  To  let  fall  heavily  or  lazily. 
 
  And  their  poor  jades  Lob  down  their  heads.  --Shak. 
 
  {To  lob  a  ball}  (Lawn  Tennis),  to  strike  a  ball  so  as  to  send 
  it  up  into  the  air. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lob  \Lob\,  n.  [Dan.  lubbe.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  European  pollock. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lob  \Lob\,  v.  t.  (Mining) 
  See  {Cob},  v.  t. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lob  \Lob\,  n. 
  The  act  of  lobbing;  specif.,  an  (often  gentle)  stroke  which 
  sends  a  ball  up  into  the  air,  as  in  tennis  to  avoid  a  player 
  at  the  net. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pollack  \Pol"lack\,  n.  [Cf.  G.  &  D.  pollack,  and  Gael.  pollag  a 
  little  pool,  a  sort  of  fish.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  marine  gadoid  food  fish  of  Europe  ({Pollachius 
  virens}).  Called  also  {greenfish},  {greenling},  {lait}, 
  {leet},  {lob},  {lythe},  and  {whiting  pollack}. 
  b  The  American  pollock;  the  coalfish. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pollock  \Pol"lock\,  n.  [See  {Pollack}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  marine  gadoid  fish  ({Pollachius  carbonarius}),  native  both 
  of  the  European  and  American  coasts.  It  is  allied  to  the  cod, 
  and  like  it  is  salted  and  dried.  In  England  it  is  called 
  {coalfish},  {lob},  {podley},  {podling},  {pollack},  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lob 
  n  1:  an  easy  return  of  a  tennis  ball  in  a  high  arc 
  2:  the  act  of  propelling  something  (as  a  ball  or  shell  etc.)  in 
  a  high  arc 
  v  :  propel  in  a  high  arc;  "lob  the  tennis  ball" 




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