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bob wire

noun
  1. barbed wire.
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Origin of bob wire

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30; by folk etymology
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Examples from the Web for bob wire

Historical Examples

  • He rolled under the bob-wire fence and started down between the com rows as hard as he could go.

    Swatty

    Ellis Parker Butler

  • The water had come up and covered it up to the tops of the bob-wire fence posts.

    Swatty

    Ellis Parker Butler