or tob, thaub
[ tohb ]
/ toʊb /
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.
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Origin of tobe
1825–35; <dialectal Arabic tōb, variant of Arabic thawb garment
Definition for tobe (2 of 2)
[ tuh-bee ]
/ təˈbi /
future; soon to be the thing specified (usually used in combination): bride-to-be.
Origin of to-be
First recorded in 1590–1600
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British Dictionary definitions for tobe
(in combination) about to be; futurea mother-to-be; the bride-to-be
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