Lob (?), n. [W. llob an unwieldy lump, a dull fellow, a blockhead. Cf. Looby, Lubber.]

1.

A dull, heavy person. " Country lobs." Gauden.

2.

Something thick and heavy.

 

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Lob, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lobbed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Lobbing.]

To let fall heavily or lazily.

And their poor jades
Lob down their heads.
Shak.

To lob a ball (Lawn Tennis), to strike a ball so as to send it up into the air.

 

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Lob, v. t. (Mining)

See Cob, v. t.

 

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Lob, n. [Dan. lubbe.] (Zoöl.)

The European pollock.

 

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Lob (?), n.

The act of lobbing; specif., an (often gentle) stroke which sends a ball up into the air, as in tennis to avoid a player at the net.

 

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