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stob

 (stŏb)
n. Chiefly Southern US
A short straight piece of wood, such as a stake.

[Middle English stob, stump, stick, variant of stubbe, stub; see stub.]
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stob

(stɒb)
n
dialect Scot and Northern English and US a post or stump
[C14: variant of stub]
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Noun1.stob - a short straight stick of wood
stick - an implement consisting of a length of wood; "he collected dry sticks for a campfire"; "the kid had a candied apple on a stick"
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In the final four provocations in this special issue, we follow Jennifer Rice ("D'Var Mahlokef) in reflecting on Jewish traditions of argument in Aune's work; we follow William Keith and Paul Stob in reflecting on Aune's voice as a scholar and mentor ('James Arnt Aune--Master Rhetorician").
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He examines critiques of Barth by Neo-Kuyperians including and in the shadow of Herman Doyeweerd (Henry Stob, Cornelius Plantinga, and others) and by Cornelius van Til and some of his disciples.