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hob•by



Pronunciation: (hob'ē), [key]
n.,
pl. -bies.

1. an activity or interest pursued for pleasure or relaxation and not as a main occupation: Her hobbies include stamp-collecting and woodcarving.
2. a child's hobbyhorse.
3. Archaic.a small horse.
4. ride a hobby, to concern oneself excessively with a favorite notion or activity. Also,ride a hobbyhorse.

hob•by



Pronunciation: (hob'ē), [key]
n.,
pl. -bies.

a small Old World falcon, Falco subbuteo, formerly flown at such small game as larks.

Hob•by



Pronunciation: (hob'ē), [key]
n.
Oveta Culp Pronunciation: (kulp), [key] born 1905, U.S. newspaper publisher and government official: first director of Women's Army Corps 1942–45; first Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare 1953–55.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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