Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A fault, in weaving, caused by the entanglement of a broken warp-thread in the shed through which the weft passes.

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Examples

  • A thunderstorm in the night had cleared the weather, which, though fine, was cooler, with a brisk breeze playing on the uplands; and still as we went my spirits sang with the larks overhead, so blithe was I to be sitting in saddle instead of at a scob, and riding to

    Sir John Constantine Memoirs of His Adventures At Home and Abroad and Particularly in the Island of Corsica: Beginning with the Year 1756

  • I am a Goodwill / Value Village devotee, bake all my family's birthday cakes, made handmade costumes, jewelry and decorations, we never knew what a store bought bicycle was (my father was famous for attending the annual police bike sales and bringing home a truckload of broken bikes for us to scob together into 2 or 3 decent ones) and as the joke ran through our household for so long, we always decorated in

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  • I am a Goodwill / Value Village devotee, bake all my family's birthday cakes, made handmade costumes, jewelry and decorations, we never knew what a store bought bicycle was (my father was famous for attending the annual police bike sales and bringing home a truckload of broken bikes for us to scob together into 2 or 3 decent ones) and as the joke ran through our household for so long, we always decorated in

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  • I am a Goodwill / Value Village devotee, bake all my family's birthday cakes, made handmade costumes, jewelry and decorations, we never knew what a store bought bicycle was (my father was famous for attending the annual police bike sales and bringing home a truckload of broken bikes for us to scob together into 2 or 3 decent ones) and as the joke ran through our household for so long, we always decorated in

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  • I am a Goodwill / Value Village devotee, bake all my family's birthday cakes, made handmade costumes, jewelry and decorations, we never knew what a store bought bicycle was (my father was famous for attending the annual police bike sales and bringing home a truckload of broken bikes for us to scob together into 2 or 3 decent ones) and as the joke ran through our household for so long, we always decorated in

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  • I am a Goodwill / Value Village devotee, bake all my family's birthday cakes, made handmade costumes, jewelry and decorations, we never knew what a store bought bicycle was (my father was famous for attending the annual police bike sales and bringing home a truckload of broken bikes for us to scob together into 2 or 3 decent ones) and as the joke ran through our household for so long, we always decorated in

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  • February 14, 2006 at 12: 53 am it would be an interesting aswer: “why scob doesn’t comment almost any blog in WP. com”

    AtariBoy and Digg leads the Y-List revolt « Squash

  • I’ve noticed the scob doesnt comment very many blogs at all, hmmmm interesting

    AtariBoy and Digg leads the Y-List revolt « Squash

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  • "A rectangular notch in the side of the ear, made by folding it downward and cutting off the corner of the fold. Manx for a lump cut off anything."

    —W. Walter Gill, Manx Dialect Words and Phrases, 1934

    April 23, 2009