Bob Bob, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bobbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bobbing}.] [OE. bobben. See {Bob}, n.] 1. To cause to move in a short, jerking manner; to move (a thing) with a bob. ``He bobbed his head.'' --W. Irving. [1913 Webster]

2. To strike with a quick, light blow; to tap. [1913 Webster]

If any man happened by long sitting to sleep . . . he was suddenly bobbed on the face by the servants. --Elyot. [1913 Webster]

3. To cheat; to gain by fraud or cheating; to filch. [1913 Webster]

Gold and jewels that I bobbed from him. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

4. To mock or delude; to cheat. [1913 Webster]

To play her pranks, and bob the fool, The shrewish wife began. --Turbervile. [1913 Webster]

5. To cut short; as, to bob the hair, or a horse's tail. [1913 Webster]

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