/frob/ 1. [MIT] The TMRC
definition was "FROB = a protruding arm or trunnion"; by metaphoric extension, a "frob" is any random small thing; an object that you can comfortably hold in one hand; something you can frob (sense 2). See frobnitz
2. Abbreviated form of frobnicate
] A command on some MUDs
that changes a player's experience level (this can be used to make wizards); also, to request wizard
privileges on the "professional courtesy" grounds that one is a wizard elsewhere. The command is actually "frobnicate" but is universally abbreviated to the shorter form.