And, I lay low on holidays since the bad guys tend to lob rockets to help us celebrate.
Staring at a midterm catastrophe, the Democrats lob increasingly desperate charges.
He seemed to walk into court invigorated and ready to fully answer whatever loaded question Lowell might lob at him.
Walters took the opportunity to lob some off-the-cuff softball questions.
The lob may have a long history, but it's also having a moment.
Half-beaten horses measure distance with great accuracy, and lob over very large places, when properly ridden.
If they lob, I will try to get out in time to volley it back.
The gun in the fortress does not lob its shell, but throws it.
The lob is a most important and useful stroke and should be constantly practised.
The sight of a Londoners flat-cap was dreadful to a lob: a treble ruff threw a whole village into a sweat.
"send up in a slow, high arc," 1824 (implied in lobbing), but the word existed 16c. in various senses suggesting heavy, pendant, or floppy things, and probably is ultimately from an unrecorded Old English word; cf. East Frisian lobbe "hanging lump of flesh," Dutch lob "hanging lip, ruffle, hanging sleeve," Danish lobbes "clown, bumpkin." Related: Lobbed; lobbing. The noun in this sense is from 1875, from the verb.
a word of widespread application to lumpish things, probably in Old English. Cf. Middle Dutch, Middle Low German lobbe, Old Norse lubba. From late 13c. as a surname; meaning "pollack" is from early 14c.; that of "lazy lout" is from late 14c.