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stob

[stob] /stɒb/
noun, Chiefly South Midland U.S.
1.
a post, stump, or stake.
Origin
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English; variant of stub1
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  • It was a greasy-looking thatch growing below a wound at the base of a stob.
  • The pressure of grunting drives a stob slowly down until it is buried too deep to vibrate properly.
British Dictionary definitions for stob

stob

/stɒb/
noun
1.
(Scot & Northern English, US, dialect) a post or stump
Word Origin
C14: variant of stub
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