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