Pronunciation: (kob), [key]
1. a corncob.
2. a male swan.
3. a short-legged, thick-set horse, often having a high gait and frequently used for driving.
4. Brit.a mixture of clay and straw, used as a building material.
5. Brit. Dial.a rounded mass or lump.
6. a crude silver or gold Spanish-American coin of the 16th to 18th centuries, characteristically irregular in shape and bearing only a partial impression of the dies from which it was struck.
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