cob

(noun, verb)

noun

1. nut of any of several trees of the genus Corylus

Similar word(s): cobnut, filbert, hazelnut

Definition categories: food

2. stocky short-legged harness horse

Definition categories: animal

3. white gull having a black back and wings

Definition categories: animal, gull, seagull

4. adult male swan

Definition categories: animal, swan

verb

1. To construct using mud blocks or to seal a wall using mud or an artificial equivalent.

2. To beat with a flat instrument; to paddle.

3. (Northern UK, possibly colloquial) To throw, chuck, lob.

4. To chip off unwanted pieces of stone, so as to form a desired shape or improve the quality of mineral ore.