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Hob vs. Hod

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Hob

A shelf or projection at the back or side of a fireplace, used for keeping food or utensils warm.
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Hod

A trough carried over the shoulder for transporting loads, as of bricks or mortar.
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Hob

A tool used for cutting the teeth of machine parts, as of a gearwheel.
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Hod

A coal scuttle.
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Hob

Chiefly British A hobgoblin, sprite, or elf.
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Hod

A rectangular basket with sides made of wood slats or wire mesh, traditionally used by clammers to carry their catch.
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Hob

Mischievous behavior.
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Hod

To bob up and down on horseback, as an inexperienced rider may do; to jog.
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Hob

A kind of cutting tool, used to cut the teeth of a gear.
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Hod

A three-sided box mounted on a pole for carrying bricks, mortar, or other construction materials over the shoulder.
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Hob

(historical) The flat projection or iron shelf at the side of a fire grate, where things are put to be kept warm.
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Hod

The amount of material held by a hod (sense 1); a hodful.
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Hob

The top cooking surface on a cooker; a cooktop. It typically comprises several cooking elements (often four), also known as 'rings'.
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Hod

A blowpipe used by a pewterer.
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Hob

A rounded peg used as a target in several games, especially in quoits.
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Hod

(horse racing) A bookmaker's bag.
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Hob

A male ferret.
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Hod

A receptacle for carrying coal, particularly one shaped like a bucket which is designed for loading coal or coke through the door of a firebox.
Scuttle#Etymology 1
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Hob

The hub of a wheel.
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Hod

A kind of wooden tray with a handle, having V-shaped trough, made of wood or metal, attached to a long handle and usually carried over the shoulder; it is a tool used by construction workers for carrying bricks or mortar.
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Hob

(obsolete) A fairy; a sprite; an elf; a bogey.
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Hod

A utensil for holding coal; a coal scuttle.
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Hob

(obsolete) A countryman; a rustic or yokel.
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Hod

An open box attached to a long pole handle; bricks or mortar are carried on the shoulder
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Hob

(transitive) To create (a gear) by cutting with a hob.
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Hob

(intransitive) To engage in the process of cutting gears with a hob.
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Hob

The hub of a wheel. See Hub.
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Hob

The flat projection or iron shelf at the side of a fire grate, where things are put to be kept warm.
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Hob

A threaded and fluted hardened steel cutter, resembling a tap, used in a lathe for forming the teeth of screw chasers, worm wheels, etc.
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Hob

A peg, pin, or mark used as a target in some games, as an iron pin in quoits; also, a game in which such a target is used.
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Hob

A fairy; a sprite; an elf.
From elves, hobs, and fairies, . . . Defend us, good Heaven !
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Hob

A countryman; a rustic; a clown.
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Hob

The male ferret.
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Hob

(folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings
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Hob

(folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
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Hob

A hard steel edge tool used to cut gears
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Hob

A shelf beside an open fire where something can be kept warm
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Hob

Cut with a hob
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