Cobbed
Cob Cob, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cobbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cobbing}.] 1. To strike [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mining) To break into small pieces, as ore, so as to sort out its better portions. --Raymond. [1913 Webster]

3. (Naut.) To punish by striking on the buttocks with a strap, a flat piece of wood, or the like. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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