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Noun: hob  hób
  1. [Brit] The top of a cooker with hotplates or burners
    - cooktop [N. Amer]
  2. A shelf beside an open fire where something can be kept warm
  3. (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings
    - goblin, hobgoblin, pooka [Ireland]
  4. (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
    - elf, gremlin, pixie, pixy, brownie, imp
  5. A hard steel edge tool used to cut gears
  6. A male ferret
Verb: hob (hobbed,hobbing)  hób
  1. Cut with a hob

Derived forms: hobbing, hobbed, hobs

Type of: cut, edge tool, evil spirit, faerie, faery, fairy, fay, shelf, sprite

Encyclopedia: Hob