stob

[stob]
noun Chiefly South Midland U.S.
a post, stump, or stake.

Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English; variant of stub1

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stob (stɒb)
 
n
dialect (Scot), (Northern English), (US) a post or stump
 
[C14: variant of stub]

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Example sentences
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.
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