stob

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

stob (plural stobs)

  1. (dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) A stick, twig or peg, especially in roofing or matting.

Verb[edit]

stob (third-person singular simple present stobs, present participle stobbing, simple past and past participle stobbed)

  1. (dialect, Appalachia, Northern England, Scotland) Regional variant of stab.
  2. (dialect, Northern England, Scotland) To roof with stob-thatch, to make mats with a stob tool.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

stob m (genitive stuib, plural stoban)

  1. stake (pointed stick)
  2. stump
  3. prick, thorn

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

stob (present participle stobadh)

  1. prick, prod
  2. push, thrust