Definition of Hobbs

1. Noun. Notable English cricketer (1882-1963).

Exact synonyms: John Berry Hobbs, Sir Jack Hobbs
Generic synonyms: Cricketer



Definition of Hobbs

1. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=given names) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hobbs

Hoagland's sign
Hoagland Howard Carmichael
Hoagy Carmichael
Hob
Hobart
Hobartian
Hobartians
Hobb
Hobbes
Hobbesian
Hobbins
Hobbis
Hobbism
Hobbist
Hobbists
Hobbs
Hobbsian
Hobby
Hoblyn
Hoboken
Hoboken's gemmules
Hoboken's nodules
Hoboken's valves
Hobson
Hobson's choice
Hobson's choices
Hobson-Jobson
Hobson-Jobsons
Hocclevean
Hocclevian

Literary usage of Hobbs

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1910)
"The plaintiffs are the surviving children of EW hobbs, and the above deed covers the laud in suit. The plaintiffs offered the following court records: ..."

2. Modern Street Ballads by John Ashton (1888)
"Sometimes they were unsaleable, as we learn by the following ballad :— JOHN hobbs. A jolly shoemaker, John hobbs, John hobbs ; A jolly shoemaker, John hobbs ..."

3. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1885)
"He tied a ropo to her, John hobbs, John hobbs ; He tied a rope to her, John Hobba ! To Smithfield he brought her ; To 'scape from hot water Jane hobbs, ..."

4. Modern Street Ballads by John Ashton (1888)
"Sometimes they were unsaleable, as we learn by the following ballad :— JOHN hobbs. A jolly shoemaker, John hobbs, John hobbs ; A jolly shoemaker, John hobbs ..."

5. The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland: A Genealogical by Joshua Dorsey Warfield (1905)
"James hobbs, delegate to the Constitutional Convention of Kentucky, ... Captain Thomas hobbs was with Major Alexander Warfield at the burning of the Peggy ..."

6. The State Records of North Carolina by North Carolina, William Laurence Saunders, Walter Clark, Stephen Beauregard Weeks (1910)
"hobbs (Hobb, Hobs), Abraham, 2. 805. asks for lapse patent, 2. ... hobbs, Mary, asks for escheated lands, 2. 70-71. hobbs, Moses, army rank, 18. 1077. ..."

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