What does the word fob mean?

Usage examples for fob

  1. While lighting it I made a miserable attempt to fob her off and gain time. – Foe-Farrell by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  2. A beautiful set of cameos was given to Agnes; a collection of rare coins to the Purdys; and a wonderful gold watch with a jeweled fob to Campbell. – The Diamond Pin by Carolyn Wells