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[hobz] /hɒbz/
a city in New Mexico. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • A wide detour was made by the canny Hobbs—wider, in fact, than the impatient American thought wholly necessary.

    Truxton King George Barr McCutcheon
  • The shout was addressed to the world at large, but it was responded to only by Hobbs.

    Freaks on the Fells R.M. Ballantyne
  • Happily Hobbs appears to have waked up when he got to Australia.

  • Was the girl who appeared at the gate of Hobbs' Lodge described to you?

    Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • "Right after me, Hobbs," he said, and then his head went under.

    Truxton King George Barr McCutcheon
  • There's where our advantage lies—in having only Hobbs to deal with.

    The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance
  • Hobbs had some of the desired article, and he was not long in handing it over to his newly found friend.

  • He's doing it now: there's Hobbs in the next car, for proof.

    The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance
  • Breakfast over, we went back to our island, taking the captain along, and Hobbs in the place of Weymouth.

    Left on Labrador Charles Asbury Stephens
British Dictionary definitions for Hobbs


Sir John Berry, known as Jack Hobbs. 1882–1963, English cricketer: scored 197 centuries
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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