Lob (?), n. [W. llob an unwieldy lump, a dull fellow, a blockhead. Cf. Looby, Lubber.] 1. A dull, heavy person. " Country lobs." Gauden.

2. Something thick and heavy.

Lob, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lobbed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Lobbing.] To let fall heavily or lazily.

And their poor jades
Lob down their heads.

To lob a ball (Lawn Tennis), to strike a ball so as to send it up into the air.

Lob (?), n. The act of lobbing; specif., an (often gentle) stroke which sends a ball up into the air, as in tennis to avoid a player at the net.

Lob, v. t. (Mining) See Cob, v. t.

Lob, n. [Dan. lubbe.] (Zoöl.) The European pollock.