n.1.A dull, sluggish person; a lubber; a lob.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in periodicals archive ?
Despised by the rough-neck crew for being a `landlubbin Johnny Raw', and `a grass-combin' cow-handed lobcock', poor Kydd is put under the tutelage of a tough-but-twinkly-eyed old sailor, Joe Bowyer.