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noun Chiefly British Slang.
Origin of nob2
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Open since 1912, it is a counter with 20 or so seats situated on a busy street in between Nob Hill and Russian Hill.
Don't ye remember that single shot while we were climbing the Nob?
“Come, doctor, let you and I hob and nob,” said the first-lieutenant.The King's Own|Captain Frederick Marryat
Hobnob, hob′nob, adv. have or not have, a familiar invitation to drink.
Hob or nob is explained by him to mean "Will you have a glass of wine or not?"
Perhaps next you will be asking me to hob and nob, or trinquer in the French fashion with arms encircled.The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness|Cecil B. Hartley