- a stake or short post
- a stump
Origin of stobME, variant, variety of stub
nounChiefly Southern US
A short straight piece of wood, such as a stake.
Origin of stobMiddle English stob, stump, stick, variant of stubbe, stub; see stub.
(third-person singular simple present stobs, present participle stobbing, simple past and past participle stobbed)
- (dialect, Appalachian, Northern England, Scotland) Regional variant of stab.
- (dialect, Northern England, Scotland) To roof with stob-thatch, to make mats with a stob tool.