lob definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • hitting, put, or propel in a high arc: lob a beach ball; lob a tennis shot over an opponent's mind.
    • To let fall heavily or lazily.
    • to propel (reasonably slowly) in a higher arcing trajectory.
    • identify cob, v. t.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • going to a ball in a high arc.
    • to go greatly or clumsily.
  • noun:
    • A ball struck, thrown, or propelled in a high arc.
    • Slang A clumsy lifeless person; a lout.
    • A pass or stroke which arches high in to the atmosphere.
    • a lump
    • a country bumpkin, clown
    • A fish, the European pollock.
    • A dull, heavy individual.
    • some thing thick and hefty.
    • The European pollock.
    • The act of lobbing
    • A dull, sluggish individual; a lout.
    • The last individual in a race.
    • some thing dense and lumpish; a lump.
    • A thick, soft blend. Start to see the quotation, and compare loblolly.
    • A lobworm.
    • The pollack.
    • The coalfish.
    • [⟨ lob, verb] In cricket, a minimal slow basketball.
    • In lawn-tennis, a play where one of several participants knocks the ball over the mind of their opponent to the back area of the judge.
    • Lob Lie-by-the-fire—the Lubber-flend, as Milton calls him—is a rough sort of Brownie or home Elf, expected to haunt some north-country homesteads, in which he does the work regarding the farm-labourers, for no grander earnings than “—to make his cream-bowl duly set.”
    • an easy return of a tennis baseball in a top arc
    • the work of propelling some thing (as a ball or shell etc.) in a higher arc
  • verb:
    • To put or strike a ball in to the environment in increased arch.
    • To throw.
    • To put, location
    • hitting, kick, or put a ball over another player in a casino game.
    • propel in a higher arc
  • others:
    • To throw (a lump or baseball, etc.); throw gently or with a slow activity; specifically, in lawn-tennis, to strike (the baseball) within the head of your opponent in to the straight back an element of the judge.
    • To kick.
    • To be tossed with a slow action, as a cricket-ball or a go.
    • To hang straight down; drop or droop.
    • to hold wearily or languidly; enable to drop or droop.
    • In milling, to-break (ore, etc.) into pieces with a hammer for sorting.

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