hobbed hobbed


  1. (n) (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings
  2. (n) (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
  3. (n) a hard steel edge tool used to cut gears
  4. (n) a shelf beside an open fire where something can be kept warm
  5. (v) cut with a hob



  1. At Oxford, where wit and atheism made him fashionable, he drank like a drain, hobbed with the nobs, japed and scraped his way through 2 years of invaluable idleness.
  2. For perhaps 5,500 years man has started off with molten metal, which he has then cast, forged, rolled, extruded, hammered, machined, hobbed, drilled, milled and ground.
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