Definition of Cobble together
1. Verb. Put together hastily.
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Literary usage of Cobble together
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1. Ballistic Missile Defense Programs: Congressional Hearings edited by Strom Thurmond (2000)
"[The information follows:] [Deleted] Senator WARNER. But I know of no better example than Iraq of a rogue nation that could possibly cobble together one of ..."
2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1812)
"... conjectural amendments devoid of taste or probability, and sometimes even worse than the faulty text which they ave designed to cobble; together with ..."
3. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1867)
"... produce a bushel of wheat; in three days' time I, not having learned the trade well, can cobble together a pair of shoes with great waste of leather. ..."
4. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1867)
"... not having learned the trade well, can cobble together a pair of shoes with great waste of leather. On the other side of the river is a poor, ..."
5. States, Markets, and Just Growth: Development in the Twenty-first Century by Atul Kohli, Chung-in Moon, Georg Sørensen (2003)
"Throughout most of his term, moreover, President Cardoso was able to cobble together a fractious but durable majority coalition in the Congress. ..."
6. Dilemmas of Independence: Ukraine after Totalitarianism by Alexander J. Motyl (1993)
"... desperately attempted to cobble together some kind—any kind—of association. He failed, of course, not just because of the August coup, but because he ..."
7. The World and Yugoslavia's Wars by Richard Henry Ullman (1996)
"They seem to have assumed that NATO would not be able to cobble together the two agreements necessary to pose a serious threat: an internal agreement among ..."
8. Entangled Allies: U.S. Policy Toward Greece, Turkey, and Cyprus by Monteagle Stearns (1992)
"We also saw that the valiant efforts of NATO military commanders to cobble together purely military solutions that would enable the alliance to conduct ..."