Definition of Hob

1. Noun. (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings.

Exact synonyms: Goblin, Hobgoblin
Category relationships: Folklore
Generic synonyms: Evil Spirit



2. Verb. Cut with a hob.
Generic synonyms: Cut

3. Noun. (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous.
Exact synonyms: Brownie, Elf, Gremlin, Imp, Pixie, Pixy
Category relationships: Folklore
Generic synonyms: Faerie, Faery, Fairy, Fay, Sprite
Specialized synonyms: Leprechaun, Sandman

4. Noun. A hard steel edge tool used to cut gears.
Generic synonyms: Edge Tool

5. Noun. A shelf beside an open fire where something can be kept warm.
Generic synonyms: Shelf

Definition of Hob

1. n. The hub of a wheel. See Hub.

2. n. A fairy; a sprite; an elf.

3. n. A peg, pin, or mark used as a target in some games, as an iron pin in quoits; also, a game in which such a target is used.

4. n. The male ferret.

Definition of Hob

1. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=given names) ¹

2. Noun. A kind of cutting tool, used to cut the teeth of a gear. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) The flat projection or iron shelf at the side of a fire grate, where things are put to be kept warm. ¹

4. Noun. (British) The top cooking surface on a cooker. It typically comprises several cooking elements (often four), also known as 'rings'. ¹

5. Noun. A rounded peg used as a target in several games, especially in quoits ¹

6. Noun. A male ferret. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To create (a gear) by cutting with a hob. ¹

8. Verb. (intransitive) To engage in the process of cutting gears with a hob. ¹

9. Noun. (obsolete) A fairy; a sprite; an elf. ¹

10. Noun. (obsolete) A countryman; a rustic or yokel. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hob

1. to furnish with hobnails [v HOBBED, HOBBING, HOBS]

Medical Definition of Hob

1. 1. The hub of a wheel. See Hub. 2. The flat projection or iron shelf at the side of a fire grate, where things are put to be kept warm. 3. A threaded and fluted hardened steel cutter, resembling a tap, used in a lathe for forming the teeth of screw chasers, worm wheels, etc. Origin: Prob. Akin to hump. Cf. Hub. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hob

hoatzines
hoatzins
hoax
hoaxed
hoaxee
hoaxees
hoaxer
hoaxers
hoaxes
hoaxing
hoaxlike
hoaxster
hoaxter
hoazin
hoazins
hob (current term)
hob-nailed
hob-nob
hobbarddehoy
hobbarddehoys
hobbardehoy
hobbardehoys
hobbed
hobbedehoy
hobbedehoys
hobber
hobbers
hobbetyhoy
hobbies
hobbing

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