Lob Lob (l[o^]b), n. [W. llob an unwieldy lump, a dull fellow, a blockhead. Cf. {Looby}, {Lubber}.] 1. A dull, heavy person. `` Country lobs.'' --Gauden. [1913 Webster]

2. Something thick and heavy. [1913 Webster]

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  • lob — lob …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • lob — lob·by·er; lob·by·gow; lob·by·ism; lob·by·ist; lob·by·man; lob·ing; lob·lol·ly; lob·scouse; lob·ster·ling; lob·ster·man; lob·stick; lob·u·lar; lob·u·lar·ia; lob·u·late; lob·u·la·tion; lob·ule; lob·u·lose; lob·u·lus; orec·to·lob·i·dae;… …   English syllables

  • lob — [ lɔb ] n. m. • 1894; mot angl. ♦ Anglic. Tennis Coup qui consiste à envoyer la balle assez haut pour qu elle passe par dessus la tête du joueur opposé, hors de la portée de celui ci. ⇒ chandelle. Faire un lob. ⇒ lober. ♢ Coup à trajectoire haute …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Lob — may refer to:As a term: *Lob (tennis), a tennis shot *Lob bowling, an archaic bowling style in cricket *Lob, a synonym for the English folklore creature the lubber fiend *Left on base In baseball, a baserunner is said to be left on base… …   Wikipedia

  • LOB — bezeichnet eine soziale Anerkennung, siehe Lob einen lang und hoch gespielten Ball beim Tennis, Badminton oder Volleyball ein kurzer steiler Golfschlag einen Familiennamen die Abkürzung für Lines of Business im öffentlichen Dienst die Abkürzung… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • LOB — World Clothing o mejor conocida simplemente como LOB es una cadena de tiendas de moda mexicana con sede en la ciudad de Guadalajara, Jalisco. En la actualidad es una de las empresas de moda más antiguas y consolidadas en el país con más de 30… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Lob — Lob, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lobbed} (l[o^]bd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lobbing}.] 2. To let fall heavily or lazily. [1913 Webster] And their poor jades Lob down their heads. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. to propel (relatively slowly) in a high arcing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • løb — sb., et, løb, ene, i sms. løbs , fx løbsdag; sætte i løb; flodens løb; i løbet af dagen; rense løbet …   Dansk ordbog

  • lob — lòb s.m.inv. TS sport → 1pallonetto {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1930. ETIMO: dall ingl. lob, der. di (to) lob lanciare in alto ad arco …   Dizionario italiano

  • lob — [lɔb US la:b] v past tense and past participle lobbed present participle lobbing [T always + adverb/preposition] [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Probably from lob loosely hanging object (16 19 centuries), from Low German] 1.) informal to throw… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lob — [ lab ] verb transitive 1. ) to hit or kick a ball high into the air and usually over the head of another player 2. ) to throw something so that it goes high into the air: Militants lobbed grenades at the soldiers. 3. ) INFORMAL to throw… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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