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Fob   /fɔb/   Listen
Fob

verb
(past & past part. fobbed; pres. part. fobbing)



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"Fob" Quotes from Famous Books



... the loyal Mr. Kendrick twenty-five dollars and a loss of reputation as an authority on International League standings. Then in the evening, in the crowd out at The Beach, somebody had taken hold of his silk ribbon fob and gently removed the gold watch which his aunt had given him ...
— Every Man for Himself • Hopkins Moorhouse

... enforce attention. Stalwart and portly; not a gray hair; broadbrimmed slouch hat; semi-sailor toggery of blue navy flannel—roomy and ample; a stately expanse of shirt-front and a liberal amount of black silk neck-cloth tied with a sailor knot; large chain and imposing seals impending from his fob; awe-inspiring feet, and "a hand like the hand of Providence," as his whaling brethren expressed it; wrist-bands and sleeves pushed back half way to the elbow, out of respect for the warm weather, and exposing hairy arms, gaudy with red and blue anchors, ships, and goddesses of liberty tattooed ...
— Innocents abroad • Mark Twain



Words linked to "Fob" :   vest pocket, cozen, adornment, pull a fast one on, lead on, snooker, delude, deceive, fob off, chain



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