Origin of bobber1
- a member of a bobsled team.
Origin of bobber2
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Examples from the Web for bobber
This is a cod ground in winter and spring, the fish being taken on the "bobber trawl."Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine
Walter H. Rich
He eyed a school of minnows that were swimming in the shoals and looked again at his bobber.
Joe awakened with a start to see his bobber gone down and his line moving slowly out into the stream.
Joe took his pole, baited, cast, and watched his bobber float with the gentle current.
In goes the minnow—and under goes the bobber—and out comes the first—first—first perch!The Cave by the Beech Fork
Henry S. Spalding