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Sob


SOB, verb intransitive To sigh with a sudden heaving of the breast, or a kind of convulsive motion; to sigh with deep sorrow or with tears. She sigh'd, she sobb'd, and furious wtih despair, she rent her garments, and she tore her hair.

SOB, noun A convulsive sign or catching of the breath in sorrow; a convulsive act of respiration obstructed by sorrow. Break, heart, or choke with sobs my hated breath.

SOB, verb transitive To soak. [Not in use.]