American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A usually conical metal weight attached to the end of a plumb line. Also called plummet.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A conoid-shaped metal bob or weight attached to the end of a plumb-line. See also cut under plumb-rule.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. See Bob, 4.
- n. the metal bob of a plumb line
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