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 for cobb
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mew \Mew\, n. [AS. m?w, akin to D. meeuw, G. m["o]we, OHG. m?h,
     Icel. m[=a]r.] (Zool.)
     A gull, esp. the common British species ({Larus canus);
     called also sea mew, maa, mar, mow, and cobb.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cob \Cob\, n. [Cf. AS. cop, copp, head, top, D. kop, G. kopf,
     kuppe, LL. cuppa cup (cf. E. brainpan), and also W. cob tuft,
     spider, cop, copa, top, summit, cobio to thump. Cf. Cop
     top, Cup, n.]
     1. The top or head of anything. [Obs.] --W. Gifford.
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     2. A leader or chief; a conspicuous person, esp. a rich
        covetous person. [Obs.]
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              All cobbing country chuffs, which make their bellies
              and their bags their god, are called rich cobs.
                                                    --Nash.
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     3. The axis on which the kernels of maize or indian corn
        grow. [U. S.]
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     4. (Zool.) A spider; perhaps from its shape; it being round
        like a head.
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     5. (Zool.) A young herring. --B. Jonson.
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     6. (Zool.) A fish; -- also called miller's thumb.
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     7. A short-legged and stout horse, esp. one used for the
        saddle. [Eng.]
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     8. (Zool.) A sea mew or gull; esp., the black-backed gull
        ({Larus marinus). [Written also cobb.]
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     9. A lump or piece of anything, usually of a somewhat large
        size, as of coal, or stone.
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     10. A cobnut; as, Kentish cobs. See Cobnut. [Eng.]
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     11. Clay mixed with straw. [Prov. Eng.]
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               The poor cottager contenteth himself with cob for
               his walls, and thatch for his covering. --R. Carew.
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     12. A punishment consisting of blows inflictod on tho
         buttocas with a strap or a flat piece of wood. --Wright.
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     13. A Spanish coin formerly current in Ireland, worth abiut
         4s. 6d. [Obs.] --Wright.
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     Cob coal, coal in rounded lumps from the size of an egg to
        that of a football; -- called also cobbles. --Grose.
  
     Cob loaf, a crusty, uneven loaf, rounded at top. --Wright.
  
     Cob money, a kind of rudely coined gold and silver money of
        Spanish South America in the eighteenth century. The coins
        were of the weight of the piece of eight, or one of its
        aliquot parts.
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From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Cobb -- U.S. County in Georgia
     Population (2000):    607751
     Housing Units (2000): 237522
     Land area (2000):     340.149919 sq. miles (880.984209 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    4.360028 sq. miles (11.292420 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    344.509947 sq. miles (892.276629 sq. km)
     Located within:       Georgia (GA), FIPS 13
     Location:             33.935535 N, 84.559283 W
     Headwords:
      Cobb
      Cobb, GA
      Cobb County
      Cobb County, GA
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Cobb, CA -- U.S. Census Designated Place in California
     Population (2000):    1638
     Housing Units (2000): 940
     Land area (2000):     4.897068 sq. miles (12.683348 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.008185 sq. miles (0.021198 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    4.905253 sq. miles (12.704546 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            14302
     Located within:       California (CA), FIPS 06
     Location:             38.835146 N, 122.722348 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Cobb, CA
      Cobb
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Cobb, WI -- U.S. village in Wisconsin
     Population (2000):    442
     Housing Units (2000): 199
     Land area (2000):     0.898870 sq. miles (2.328063 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.898870 sq. miles (2.328063 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            15975
     Located within:       Wisconsin (WI), FIPS 55
     Location:             42.966873 N, 90.331150 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     53526
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Cobb, WI
      Cobb
  

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