Chiefly Southwestern U.S. adobe.
a playing marble, especially one made of clay.
Origin of dobie
An Americanism dating back to 1830–40; aphetic form
noun, plural do·bies. Chiefly Southwestern U.S.
Origin of doby
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Historical Examples of dobies
The wild varieties of indigo which grow on the sea-shore are used by the dobies (washermen).The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom
P. L. Simmonds