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Bob vs. Bom

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  • Bob (noun)

    Anything that hangs so as to play loosely, or with a short abrupt motion, as at the end of a string; a pendant; as, the bob at the end of a kite's tail.

  • Bob (noun)

    A knot of worms, or of rags, on a string, used in angling, as for eels; formerly, a worm suitable for bait.

  • Bob (noun)

    A small piece of cork or light wood attached to a fishing line to show when a fish is biting; a float.

  • Bob (noun)

    The ball or heavy part of a pendulum; also, the ball or weight at the end of a plumb line.

  • Bob (noun)

    A small wheel, made of leather, with rounded edges, used in polishing spoons, etc.

  • Bob (noun)

    A short, jerking motion; act of bobbing; as, a bob of the head.

  • Bob (noun)

    A working beam.

  • Bob (noun)

    A knot or short curl of hair; also, a bob wig.

  • Bob (noun)

    A peculiar mode of ringing changes on bells.

  • Bob (noun)

    The refrain of a song.

  • Bob (noun)

    A blow; a shake or jog; a rap, as with the fist.

  • Bob (noun)

    A jeer or flout; a sharp jest or taunt; a trick.

  • Bob (noun)

    A shilling.

  • Bob

    To cause to move in a short, jerking manner; to move (a thing) with a bob.

  • Bob

    To strike with a quick, light blow; to tap.

  • Bob

    To cheat; to gain by fraud or cheating; to filch.

  • Bob

    To mock or delude; to cheat.

  • Bob

    To cut short; as, to bob the hair, or a horse's tail.

  • Bob (verb)

    To have a short, jerking motion; to play to and fro, or up and down; to play loosely against anything.

  • Bob (verb)

    To angle with a bob. See Bob, n., 2 & 3.

  • Bom (noun)

    A large American serpent, so called from the sound it makes.

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