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Definition of LOB

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Pollack \Pol"lack\, n. [Cf. G. & D. pollack, and Gael. pollag a little pool, a sort of fish.] (Zool.) (a) A marine gadoid food fish of Europe ({Pollachius virens}). Called also {greenfish}, {greenling}, {lait}, {leet}, {lob}, {lythe}, and {whiting pollack}. (b) The American pollock; the coalfish. [1913 Webster]

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Pollock \Pol"lock\, n. [See {Pollack}.] (Zool.) A marine gadoid fish ({Pollachius carbonarius}), native both of the European and American coasts. It is allied to the cod, and like it is salted and dried. In England it is called {coalfish}, {lob}, {podley}, {podling}, {pollack}, etc. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Lob \Lob\ (l[o^]b), n. [W. llob an unwieldy lump, a dull fellow, a blockhead. Cf. {Looby}, {Lubber}.]
     1. A dull, heavy person. " Country lobs." --Gauden. [1913 Webster]

     2. Something thick and heavy.
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Lob \Lob\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lobbed} (l[o^]bd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lobbing}.]
     2. To let fall heavily or lazily.
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              And their poor jades
              Lob down their heads.                 --Shak. [1913 Webster]

     2. to propel (relatively slowly) in a high arcing trajectory; as, to lob a grenade at the enemy. [PJC]

     {To lob a ball} (Lawn Tennis), to strike a ball so as to send it up into the air. [1913 Webster]

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Lob \Lob\, v. t. (Mining)
     See {Cob}, v. t.
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Lob \Lob\, n. [Dan. lubbe.] (Zool.)
     The European pollock.
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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Lob \Lob\, n.
     The act of lobbing; specif., an (often gentle) stroke which sends a ball up into the air, as in tennis to avoid a player at the net. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

71 Moby Thesaurus words for "lob":
     boost, bowl, buoy up, cast, cast up, catapult, chuck, chunk, dart, dash, elevate, erect, escalate, fire, fling, flip, fork, heave, heft, heighten, heist, hike, hoick, hoist, hold up, hurl, hurtle, jerk, jerk up, knock up, lance, launch, let fly, levitate, lift, lift up, loft, pass, peg, pelt, perk up, pitch, pitchfork, put, put the shot, raise, raise up, rear, rear up, rise, serve, set up, shy, sky, sling, snap, stick up, throw, throw up, tilt, toss, up, upbuoy, upcast, upheave, uphoist, uphold, uplift, upraise, uprear, upthrow


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