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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.]

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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Besides providing warmth, it's good protection against beaver stobs.
Peacefully in his sleep at home, Penchrise Farm, Stobs, on Tuesday 8th March, Robert (Jim o' the Pen), beloved husband of Vilma, much loved and treasured father of Jimmy, John, Pearl and Catherine, a dear father in law and Pop to the family.
He added Pascal - who had been living in Stobs, near Hawick, Roxburghshire, when he fell ill - had been more prone to infection because of the leukaemia.
The last death of this kind in Britain was in 2006 when Christopher Norris, 50, a craftsman from Stobs, near Hawick in Scotland, died after inhaling anthrax.
A 17-month investigation by NHS Borders was held into the death at Stobs, near Hawick, Roxburghshire, in July 2006.
Officials believe the 50-year-old artist and woodworker was probably infected by inhaling anthrax spores from an imported animal skin he worked on at his house at Stobs, near Hawick, in the Scottish Borders.
The property and its outbuildings in Stobs have now been sealed off
Archery hunters need a workhorse vehicle ready and able to transport them into the deep woods--and back out again--despite much, mud, water, stumps, stobs and logs.
93 of the Tibetan text, there is a passage that reads: gnas gyur pa la gzhol ba zhes bya ba la sogs pa la gnas ni sangs rgyas kyi chos rnams kyi ste/ sa dang pha rol tu phyin pa'i stobs so/.
Division One: Blackthorn Rovers v Woodhorn Lane, Brick Club v Stobs Welfare.
Mr Norris, 50, of Stobs, near Hawick, in the Scottish Borders, died in hospital in Edinburgh in July 2006 after becoming infected with anthrax spores from African drums.
Mr Norris, of Stobs, near Hawick, in the Scottish Borders, died after becoming infected with anthrax spores from African drums.