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The dict-ified word of the day is fob

| source : web1913 | Fob \Fob\, n. [Cf. Prov. G. fuppe pocket.] A little pocket for a watch. {Fob chain}, a short watch chain worn a watch carried in the fob. | source : web1913 | Fob \Fob\, v.t. [imp. & p. p. {Fobbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fobbing}.] [Cf.Fop.] 1. To beat; to maul. [Obs.] 2. To cheat; to trick; to impose on. --Shak. {To fob off}, to shift off by an artifice; to put aside; to delude with a trick."A conspiracy of bishops could prostrate and fob off the right of the people." --Milton. | source : wn | fob n 1: a pocket in a man's vest to hold a pocket watch [syn: {watch pocket}] 2: an adornment that hangs from a watch chain 3: short chain or ribbon attaching a pocket watch to a man's vest [syn: {watch chain}, {watch guard}] v : pull a fast one, play a trick on somebody; "We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week" [syn: {trick}, {fox}] It's not actually, but there was some weirdness with program that looks up the wotd and I had occasion to wonder, yesterday, whether fob was a real word or not. Remember it the next time you're playing Scrabble.

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