Cobbing
Cobbing Cob"bing, a. Haughty; purse-proud. See {Cob}, n., 2. [Obs.] --Withals (1608). [1913 Webster]

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  • Cobbing — may refer to: A building trades term for Kludge, derived from the implication that the work was done improperly, as if done with feet instead of hands. Especially ambiguous since the proper way to do some of the cobbing involved in Cob… …   Wikipedia

  • Cobbing — This unusual and interesting surname has two distinct possible origins, each with its own history and derivation. Firstly, Cobbing may belong to that sizeable group of early European surnames that were gradually created from the habitual use of… …   Surnames reference

  • Cobbing — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cobbing — /kob ing/, n. Metall. old refractory material removed from furnaces. [1760 70; cob (v.) to break up, special use of COB + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cobbing — noun an unofficial form of punishment among the crew involving blows to the buttocks from a piece of wood …   Wiktionary

  • cobbing — cob·bing …   English syllables

  • cobbing — present part of cob …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cobbing, Bob — (1920 2002)    Born in Enfield, Middlesex, he trained as an accountant, then as a teacher. In the mid 1950s he was involved with the Hendon Experimental Art Club and the Hendon based magazine And, then later, with the setting up of the Writers… …   British and Irish poets

  • Bob Cobbing — (30 July 1920 29 September 2002) was a British sound, visual, concrete and performance poet who was a central figure in the British Poetry Revival.Early lifeCobbing was born in Enfield and grew up within the Plymouth Brethren. He attended Enfield …   Wikipedia

  • Julian Cobbing — Julian Raymond Dennis Cobbing (born June 1944, London) is an English historian, and professor of History at Rhodes University (Grahamstown, South Africa), known best for his groundbreaking research into Zulu culture of the early 19th… …   Wikipedia

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