brob

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Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɹɒb/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

brob (plural brobs)

  1. A wedge-shaped spike used to secure the end of a timber where it abuts another. Much used in earlier times in the construction of tunnelled box-timber headings.

Verb[edit]

brob (third-person singular simple present brobs, present participle brobbing, simple past and past participle brobbed)

  1. (obsolete) To poke or prick

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