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Acronym for Close of Business. Usually referring to a 5:00PM deadline.
Middle manager: "umm, if you could just get that done by COB, that would be terrrrrrrific."
Programmer: "sure, I'll get to that right away" ::what the hell, I guess I better do that right away...I'll look up COBB on Urban Dictionary::
by middle manager March 10, 2005
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Short Meaning: Australian word meaning "Friend", can be used in the literal sense, but also as a general greeting towards, or addressing the attention of, an individual person, regardless of whether you have met before.

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Short for Cobber in Australia. Cobber is a traditional Australian saying which is equivalent to the word "Mate", which itself in Australia means "Friend", but not literally 'Friend', as it can be used as a general greeting by anyone, regardless of whether you have ever met them before.

Cob / Cobber is mainly used today by "True Blue" Australians, (Long settled / Individuals of multi generational Australian heritage), however is rarely used now in major cities and has lost significant favour throughout Australia, with most people now using the word "mate" as the main greeting.
G'day Cob, how you been! (Good day buddy, how have you been)

What do you think of that, 'ey Cob! (What do you think of that hey buddy!)

Cheers Cob! (Thank you)

Ey Cob! (Hey buddy!)

Nice one Cob! (Nice one buddy!)
by VR-83 May 21, 2016
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Slang for a crusty bread roll used in the midlands, usually in Leicester, Derby and Nottingham.
If one ever has the fortune of being around these parts, be sure to ask for a 'cheese and onion cob me duck' in the local 'Cob Shop'.
by mand_77 June 07, 2007
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The cardboard tube at the center of the toilet paper roll. The word is possibly derived from the folk custom of wiping one's ass on corn husks or corn cobs, though it is uncommon to perform this operation with a cardboard cob.
My kid needed cardboard tubes for her school craft project, so we used the cobs from our toilet paper rolls.
by Mr. Weebitzy December 07, 2013
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The creature which creates cob-webs. Commonly mistaken as spiders; Cobs are a similar creature to the spider, ( a cousin to the spider if you will). Spider webs and cob webs are very commonly mistaken for one-another by the vast majority of the population because of close similarity. Cobs are also vary rare, due to environmental changes with in the past 30-40 years; one may hear an elderly person (an individual possibly over the age of 60-65) refer to spider webs as cob webs due to Cobs were more populous during the early 20th century and lurking in many tool sheds, garages, and basements across the country.
Homeowner: "There is nothing but spider webs in the attic, I think my house is infested with spiders."

Orkin Man: "Mrs, those aren't spider webs; those are surely cob-webs. Your house is infested with nearly extinct Cobs."

by BlueAce79 July 16, 2008
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