cob

Part of speech: verb

To punish.

Part of speech: noun

A roundish mass.

Part of speech: noun

The spike of an ear of maize.

Part of speech: noun

A strong, thick - set, short - legged horse.

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Usage examples "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", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. " Yes; and the corn- cob you got on Bare Hill," said Catharine. - "Lost in the Backwoods", Catherine Parr Traill.
  3. Leading the cob by the bridle, I entered boldly. - "Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest", George Borrow.