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Topic: bob
Posted: Monday, August 25, 2014 3:40:02 PM
thar wrote:
Bob is what you do to avoid getting hit.


Has it something to do with 'What kind of bob will those hairdressers think up next!', 'When did she get her hair bobbed?', etc.?
Topic: bob
Posted: Monday, August 25, 2014 3:06:09 PM
Is this meaning of the word in use?

bob
v.
v.tr.
1. To hit lightly and quickly; tap.
n.
1. A tap or light blow.


And to be frank, I don’t understand what this word means at all :)
Topic: spill
Posted: Monday, August 25, 2014 3:00:33 PM
Are these meanings of the word in use?

1. a splinter of wood or strip of twisted paper with which pipes, fires, etc, are lit
2. (Tools) a small peg or rod made of metal

Topic: shy
Posted: Monday, August 25, 2014 2:31:09 PM
Is this meaning of the word in use?

shy
v.tr.
To throw (something) with a swift motion; fling.
v.intr.
To throw something with a swift motion.
n. pl. shies (sh z)
1. A quick throw; a fling.
2. Informal A gibe; a sneer.
3. Informal An attempt; a try.
Topic: saw
Posted: Saturday, August 2, 2014 3:33:51 PM
Is this meaning of the word in use?

saw
n.
A familiar saying, especially one that has become trite through repetition.
Topic: repair
Posted: Saturday, August 2, 2014 3:32:26 PM
Is this meaning of the word in use?

repair
intr.v.
1. To betake oneself; go: repair to the dining room.
2. To go frequently or habitually: repairs to the restaurant every week.
n.
1. An act of going or sojourning: our annual repair to the mountains.
2. A place to which one goes frequently or habitually; a haunt.
Topic: rake
Posted: Saturday, August 2, 2014 3:30:40 PM
Is this meaning of the word in use?

rake
intr. & tr.v.
To slant or cause to incline from the perpendicular: propeller blades that rake backward from the shaft; rake a ship's mast.
n.
1. Inclination from the perpendicular: the rake of a jet plane's wings.
2. The angle between the cutting edge of a tool and a plane perpendicular to the working surface to which the tool is applied.

Thanks a lot for the answers in the pick/plane/pan threads!
Topic: plane
Posted: Friday, August 1, 2014 3:21:50 PM
Is this meaning of the word in use?

plane
n.The plane tree.
Topic: pick
Posted: Friday, August 1, 2014 3:20:29 PM
Is this meaning of the word in use?

pick n.
1. A weft thread in weaving.
2. A passage or throw of the shuttle in a loom.
tr.v.
To throw (a shuttle) across a loom.
Topic: pan
Posted: Friday, August 1, 2014 3:19:16 PM
Is this meaning of the word in use?

pan n.
1. A leaf of the betel vine.
2. A chewing preparation of this leaf with betel nuts, spices, and lime, used in the Far East.

Thanks a lot for the answers in my previous threads!

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