tobe

to-be

[tuh-bee]
adjective
future; soon to be the thing specified (usually used in combination): bride-to-be.

Origin:
1590–1600

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tobe

[tohb]
noun
the principal outer garment in some parts of north and central Africa, consisting of a length of cloth that is sewn into a long loose skirt or is draped around the body and fastened over one shoulder.
Also, tob, thaub.


Origin:
1825–35; < dialectal Arabic tōb, variant of Arabic thawb garment

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