- a wedge-shaped spike for securing an end of a timber butting against the side of another.
Origin of brob
First recorded in 1870–75; of uncertain origin
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Brob'dingnag, a country of enormous giants, to whom Gulliver was a tiny dwarf.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1
The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.