Entry from British & World English dictionary
(also cockeyed bob)
A cyclone or a thunderstorm.
- But the wet season with its cockeye bobs (man-eating storms) turned his plans topsy-turvy.
- A cockeyed bob is a squall that blows into the northwest coast of Australia during the summer months.
Late 19th century: probably an alteration of an Aboriginal word.
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Line breaks: cock|eye bob
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