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cob

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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
cob

Plural
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  1. A male swan.
  2. The portion of a corn plant around which the kernels grow.
  3. a round loaf of bread; a small (4" diameter), round piece of crusty bread (in the English Midlands)
  4. short for cobnut
  5. short for cobble or cobblestone
  6. mud used as a building material, placed then dried. Also called rammed earth or pisé.
  7. a horse having a stout body and short legs

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Verb

Infinitive
to cob

Third person singular
cob

Simple past
ed

Past participle
-

Present participle
b

to cob (third-person singular simple present cob, present participle b, simple past and past participle ed)
  1. To cut, trim or break into blocks of a convenient size.
  2. To construct using mud blocks or to seal a wall using mud or an artificial equivalent.
  3. (possibly colloquial, N UK) to throw, chuck, lob

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