bobber

1 [bob-er]
noun
1.
a person or thing that bobs.
2.
a fishing bob.

Origin:
1830–40; bob1 + -er1

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bobber

2 [bob-er]
noun
a member of a bobsled team.

Origin:
1900–05; bob2 + -er1

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Example sentences
Hanging from a nearby tree is a bobber connected to a fishing line.
If your last fishing trip involved a red-and-white plastic bobber, then it's
  time to upgrade your knowledge of the sport.
In areas of sparse vegetation, the shiner can be fished below a bobber.
Time and again the engine stalls and the ship, chug-chug-chugging to a stop,
  becomes a bobber on the mid-sea waves.
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