- a post, stump, or stake.
Origin of stob
1275–1325; Middle English; variant of stub1
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Examples from the Web for stob
If you want to stob here, you will do as you are dold to do.Despair's Last Journey
David Christie Murray
True, Ma never hesitated about taking a willow switch to him when he was a young 'un, or a stob of kindling when he got older.Sonny
They drove up a stob, nailed a piece to a tree stacked their guns.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves
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One who forms or mends thatched roofs with a stob, or stake, S. B.An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language
Stob, stob, n. a small post for supporting paling: a wedge in coal-mining.
- Scot, Northern English and US dialect a post or stump
C14: variant of stub
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