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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To bob up and down.
  • transitive v. To lose one's grip on (a ball, for example) momentarily.
  • n. A mistake or blunder.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A furry ball attached on top of a hat
  • n. Elasticated band used for securing hair (for instance in a ponytail)
  • n. A pill (ball formed on surface of fabric, as on laundered clothes).
  • v. To bob up and down.
  • v. To make a mistake in.
  • v. to roll slowly

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To bob up and down; move with continual bobbing.
  • n. The movement of agitated water.
  • In golf, to run unevenly on a green: said of a ball.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the momentary juggling of a batted or thrown baseball
  • v. make a mess of, destroy or ruin

Etymologies

From bob1.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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