Origin of cob
Examples from the Web for cob
People scurry past me while eating freshly roasted corn on the cob.Look Out! There’s a Craft-Beer Revolution Taking Over France|Jeff Campagna|December 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Cut off the cob one dozen ears of green corn whilst in the milky state.The National Cook Book, 9th ed.|Hannah Mary Peterson
Portions of the cob and husk were often found grated in with the meal.The Boys of '61|Charles Carleton Coffin.
It did not occur to him to fill the cob pipe between his teeth.The Missourian|Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle