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tobe

or tob, thaub

[tohb] /toʊb/
noun
1.
the principal outer garment in some parts of north and central Africa, consisting of a length of cloth that is sewn into a long loose skirt or is draped around the body and fastened over one shoulder.
Origin of tobe
1825-1835
1825-35; < dialectal Arabic tōb, variant of Arabic thawb garment

to-be

[tuh-bee] /təˈbi/
adjective
1.
future; soon to be the thing specified (usually used in combination):
bride-to-be.
Origin
First recorded in 1590-1600
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