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lob



Pronunciation: (lob), [key]
v., lobbed, lob•bing,
n.


v.t.
1. Tennis.to hit (a ball) in a high arc to the back of the opponent's court.
2. to fire (a missile, as a shell) in a high trajectory so that it drops onto a target.
3. Cricket.to bowl (the ball) with a slow underhand motion.
4. to throw (something) slowly in an arc.

v.i.
Tennis.to lob a ball.

n.
1. Tennis.a ball hit in a high arc to the back of the opponent's court.
2. Cricket.a ball bowled with a slow underhand motion.
3. Brit. Dial.a slow, heavy, dull-witted person.

lob



Pronunciation: (lob), [key]
n.
lobworm.

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

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