Definition of Hobber
1. one that hobs [n -S] - See also: hobs
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hobber
Literary usage of Hobber
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Big Fellow by Frederick Palmer, Moffat, Yard and Company, Quinn and Boden Company (1908)
"In fact, at one time Mr. hobber had been worried lest there would not be room for him in ... Mrs. hobber 's nagging having kept the conscience sad com- ..."
2. Mechanical World and Engineering Record (1881)
"... Pinion hobber A 36-in. vertical pinion hobbing machine is the first vertical hobber of this size to be built by David Brown Machine Tools Limited, ..."
3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1879)
"... seems to be proved by the fact that nearly all the processes which the plant undergoes are expressed in Anglo-Saxon terms. hobber-de-hoy, s. qui ..."
4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1819)
"... and even a destructive sympathy with an illustrious Adulteress, or an admiration incompatible with common honesty, excited by the virtues of a hobber ! ..."
5. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1797)
"... teeming fancy and an improved taste : and accordingly the obligations of Pope to Hobbes are few and trivial. . ' hobber is ..."