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dobie

[ doh-bee ]
/ ˈdoʊ bi /
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noun
Chiefly Southwestern U.S. adobe.
a playing marble, especially one made of clay.
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Origin of dobie

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40; aphetic form

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Dobie
[ doh-bee ]
/ ˈdoʊ bi /

noun
(James) Frank, 1888–1964, U.S. folklorist, educator, and author.
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