Lob a beach ball; lob a tennis shot over an opponent's head.
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Origin of lob
- Originally, to act like a lout, hang heavily, move clumsily from lob lout, something heavy and pendulous, lump from Middle English lob pollack, lout Middle Low German Middle Dutch lobbe, lubbe hanging lip, probably ultimately of imitative origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition