Definition of Stobs
1. stob [v] - See also: stob
Lexicographical Neighbors of Stobs
Literary usage of Stobs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Rulewater and Its People: An Account of the Valley of the Rule and Its by George Tancred (1907)
"The first Elliot of stobs was Gavin, who died in 1606 or 1607, but no relation to Gilbert of stobs, who commonly was called ' Gibbie wi' the Gowden Garters. ..."
2. The Forester's Guide and Profitable Planter by Robert Monteath (1836)
"to be fixed by bolts, the stobs to be rounded in the top, so as not to lodge water, and the whole of the stobs painted with the lime balsam, (see page 429,) ..."
3. The Forester: A Practical Treatise on the Planting, Rearing, and General by James Brown (1851)
"If soft, the stobs for the paling will require to be put at least two feet into the ground, in order to make them properly firm in their place, ..."
4. A Topographical and Historical Account of the Town of Kelso, and of the Town by James Haig (1825)
"Second Parliament of King Charles I., 1641—Sir Gilbert Elliot of stobs. Tbird Parliament of King Charles I., 1644—Sir Thomas Ker of Cavers; ..."
5. The Annals of a Border Club (the Jedforest): And Biographical Notices of the by George Tancred (1899)
"... and Sir William Eliott of stobs seconded, the appointment of William Scott, junior, of Raeburn. Mr Robson proved to be the favourite candidate, ..."