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noun
Blob  n.  
1.
Something blunt and round; a small drop or lump of something viscid or thick; a drop; a bubble; a blister.
2.
(Zool.) A small fresh-water fish (Uranidea Richardsoni); the miller's thumb.






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"Blob" Quotes from Famous Books



... is not yet done with, for when the tree which had reluctantly housed it for a year was submitted to the fires of destruction among the charcoal a blob of bright lead confirmed my scarcely credited story that the year before the datum for our castle, then aerial and now substantial, had been ...
— My Tropic Isle • E J Banfield

... Dear chap, how he did stick out of his clothes to be sure! He was a longlimbed lout, ridiculously tall beside my more youth full compactness, and, except that there was no black moustache under his nose blob, he had the same round knobby face as he has to-day, the same bright and active hazel brown eyes, the stare, the meditative moment, the insinuating reply. Surely no boy ever played the fool as Bob Ewart used to play it, ...
— Tono Bungay • H. G. Wells

... will grow in the desert. From a distance it looks well, but when the weary traveller approaches and proposes to rest beneath its shade, he finds he has to choose between the thin shadow of the trunk, not wide enough to shelter him, and the little blob of shade given by the clump of leaves at the top; this latter, coming from a point high above ground, moves round with the sun so quickly that you are hardly settled in it before it has glided away, and you must chase it round in a great unrestful ...
— The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918 • F.L. Morrison

... the supper-bell! And yet your duffing Uncle Bob Has never told you what befell When all his team got out for blob. So much for bad poetic gas That gets my ancient dander up! Well, to the banquet! What is crass Shall deeply drown in radiant Bass While we as Vikings ...
— More Cricket Songs • Norman Gale



Words linked to "Blob" :   sully, fleck, spot, defile, bespeckle, speckle, bespatter, blot, May blob, change surface



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