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Origin of nob1
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH nobknob, nob
Definition for nob (2 of 2)
noun Chiefly British Slang.
Origin of nob2
Example sentences from the Web for nob
Better wait till these county nobs have cleared, I suppose—there goes the last of 'em—now for it!
But, to speak seriously, Harry, has any communication from the great nobs produced this sudden anxiety on your part to be gone?Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens
But there were two or three English nobs there who were so gassy in their style, that I forgot my Deutsch for the moment.Down the Rhine|Oliver Optic
No wonder you get chances to haul such nobs as Lilioukalani and Schley and Dewey, and cut out ninety miles an hour on tangents.The Nerve of Foley|Frank H. Spearman
"I wonder what the nobs has for supper," said the young one pensively.Sybil|Benjamin Disraeli