BOB, noun Any little round thing, that plays loosely at the end of a string, cord, or movable machine; a little ornament or pendant that hangs so as to play loosely.
Our common people apply the word to a knot of worms, on a string, used in fishing for eels.
1. The words repeated at the end of a stanza.
2. A blow; a shake or jog; a jeer or flout.
3. The ball of a short pendulum.
4. A mode of ringing.
5. A bob-wig.
BOB, verb intransitive To play backward and forward; to play loosely against any thing.
1. To angle, or fish for eels, or to catch eels with a bob