Definition of stob in English:

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stob

Pronunciation: /stɒb/

noun

dialect, chiefly Scottish & US
1A broken branch or a stump: old roots and stobs and crackling leaves
More example sentences
  • Pollarding involves cutting the tree back severely to a few ugly stobs.
1.1A stake used for fencing.
Example sentences
  • Designs which have two stobs supporting each stringer are easier to construct than those with three stobs for each stringer, as careful levelling is needed to spread the weight evenly between three stobs.

Origin

Middle English: variant of stub.

Words that rhyme with stob

blob, bob, cob, dob, fob, glob, gob, hob, job, lob, mob, nob, rob, slob, snob, sob, squab, swab, throb, yob

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