Nobbler meaning

1895, Guy Boothby, A Bid for Fortune, ReadHowYouWant, 2008 EasyRead Comfort Edition, page 266,

‘A nobbler o′ rum,’ says I. Then he orders a nobbler of rum for me and a nobbler of whisky for ′imself.

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1998, Bryce Courtenay, Tommo and Hawk, 2006, unnumbered page,

‘Fer goodness′ sake, Doreen! Give the gent a nobbler of brandy and stop making trouble.’ It′s the little weasel bloke what speaks.

‘Much obliged,’ I says to him. ‘Nobbler, is it?’ Doreen turns on her heel and she′s about to vanish into the main bar when I shouts after her, ‘Nobbler of Cape, miss!’

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2010, Gerard Benjamin, Gloria Grant (editors), Tom Hurstbourne or A Squatter′s Life, page 81,

This done, he waves his hat and declares his nag can lick anything on the ground—for nobblers round.

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