plumb bob


noun


Origin of plumb bob

First recorded in 1825–35
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Related Words for plumb bob

bob, lead, plumb, plummet

British Dictionary definitions for plumb bob

plumb bob

noun

the weight, usually of lead, at the end of a plumb line; plummet
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