from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or operation of fishing with a bob.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of bob.
  • noun The motion of something that bobs.


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  • (noun) - The action or pastime of riding on bob-sleighs. Bobbing is carried out either on bobs (five passengers) or boblets (three passengers). --Sir James Murray's New English Dictionary, 1888

    February 6, 2018