• Cob Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A sea mew or gull; esp., the black-backed gull (Larus marinus).
  2. (v. t.) To break into small pieces, as ore, so as to sort out its better portions.
  3. (n.) The axis on which the kernels of maize or indian corn grow.
  4. (v. t.) To punish by striking on the buttocks with a strap, a flat piece of wood, or the like.
  5. (n.) A short-legged and stout horse, esp. one used for the saddle.
  6. (n.) A fish; -- also called millers thumb.
  7. (n.) A spider; perhaps from its shape; it being round like a head.
  8. (n.) The top or head of anything.
  9. (n.) A leader or chief; a conspicuous person, esp. a rich covetous person.
  10. (n.) A cobnut; as, Kentish cobs. See Cobnut.
  11. (n.) A young herring.
  12. (n.) A lump or piece of anything, usually of a somewhat large size, as of coal, or stone.
  13. (v. t.) To strike
  14. (n.) Clay mixed with straw.
  15. (n.) A Spanish coin formerly current in Ireland, worth abiut 4s. 6d.
  16. (n.) A punishment consisting of blows inflicted on the buttocks with a strap or a flat piece of wood.

Cobnut, Filbert, Hazelnut,

• Cobwall Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A wall made of clay mixed with straw.

• Cobwebby Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Abounding in cobwebs, or any fine web; resembling a cobweb.

Diaphanous, Filmy, Gauzy, Gossamer, Sheer, Transparent, Vaporous,