Definitions

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  • noun Pieces of bread soaked in hot milk used as a comfort food for children during illness

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Examples

  • In winter we were given "pobs" for supper: these were pieces of broken white home-baked bread put in a beaker with a spoonful of golden syrup and then filled with warm milk.

    Family life

  • So Peg made his pobs (6) an 'then futtered (7) abaat,

    Yorkshire Dialect Poems (1673-1915) and traditional poems

  • He was ladling the pobs into the child's mouth, and scooping the overflow from her chin.

    The Manxman A Novel - 1895

  • In winter we were given "pobs" for supper: these were pieces of broken white home-baked bread put in a beaker with a spoonful of golden syrup and then filled with warm milk.

    The Guardian World News

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