What does the word cob mean?

Usage examples for cob

  1. He was, notwithstanding, a merry, good- natured, kind- hearted man, and I remember that we always enjoyed his brief visits whenever he rode over on his fast- trotting cob to see us. – With Axe and Rifle by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. " Yes; and the corn- cob you got on Bare Hill," said Catharine. – Lost in the Backwoods by Catherine Parr Traill
  3. Leading the cob by the bridle, I entered boldly. – Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest by George Borrow