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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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32) See Dora Eliott, The Elliots, the story of a border clan: a genealogical history by the dowager Lady Eliott of Stobs and Sir Arthur Eliott, nth baronet of Stobs (London: Seeley, 1974), p.
In Tibetan, 'dir yang 'phros las/ la 'og yul gsum rgyal rigsjo bo rnams kyi brgyud khungs kyang cung zad brjod par bya'o/ de las yang rgyas pa ni jo bo na rim gyis blon 'bangs la dbang sgyur zhing rgyal sa bzung nas mdzad khyon rlabs chen gyis stobs mgna' thang che bar byung ba'i gleng gtam rgyas pa ni/ jo bo sras brgyud mkhyen dpyod che ba rnams kyi phyag gi deb ther yig cha la gsal bas 'dir ma bkod/ (Rgyal rigs, 1986: 28b).
Besides providing warmth, it's good protection against beaver stobs.
She makes the plans for (110) and works with Campbell to put "down stobs for the new spur line" (117), researches her political opponents to gain the upper hand during negotiations (76), and even saves Galloway's life (179-181), turning the man workers had feared into her own personal lackey.
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.
Three years ago, the Stobs passed the AGLCA helm to Steve and Janice Kromer, avid boaters in their own right with a longtime involvement in the U.
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.