[ dob-er ]
/ ˈdɒb ər /
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a float for a fishing line; bob.
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Origin of dobber
1800–10, Americanism;<Dutch: float, buoy
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How to use dobber in a sentence
Wen de babies had colic I'd take dirt dobber nest and make a tea, den giv did ter de baby.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States|Work Projects Administration