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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Mob


MOB, noun [from Latin mobilis, movable, variable.]

1. A crowd or promiscuous multitude of people, rude, tumultuous and disorderly.

2. A disorderly assembly.

Had every Athenian citizen been a Socrates, every Athenian assembly would still have been a mob

3. A huddled dress.

MOB, verb transitive To attack in a disorderly crowd; to harass tumultuously.

1. To wrap up in a cowl or vail.