Fob (?), n. [Cf.Prov. G. fuppe pocket.]

A little pocket for a watch.

Fob chain, a short watch chain worn a watch carried in the fob.


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Fob (?), v.t. [imp. & p. p. Fobbed (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Fobbing.] [Cf.Fop.]


To beat; to maul.



To cheat; to trick; to impose on.


To fob off, to shift off by an artifice; to put aside; to delude with a trick."A conspiracy of bishops could prostrate and fob off the right of the people."



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