Definition of Lobbed

1. Verb. (past of lob) ¹



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Definition of Lobbed

1. lob [v] - See also: lob

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lobbed

lob
lob jam
lob wedge
lob wedges
lobar
lobar bronchi
lobar nephronia
lobar pneumonia
lobar sclerosis
lobate
lobate foot
lobated
lobately
lobation
lobations
lobbed (current term)
lobber
lobbers
lobbied
lobbies
lobbing
lobby
lobbyer
lobbyers
lobbygow
lobbygows
lobbying
lobbying expense
lobbyings
lobbyism

Literary usage of Lobbed

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1. Tennis by John Moyer Heathcote, Edward Oliver Pleydell-Bouverie, Arthur Campbell Ainger (1890)
"It may, of course, be lobbed back again, but this involves loss of position, and the better course is to volley moderately hard to the corner, and, ..."

2. The Art of Lawn Tennis by William Tatem Tilden (1922)
"Johnston again lobbed, and by a freak of coincidence the ball fell on the ... Kingscote again lobbed in return, but this time short, and Johnston killed it. ..."

3. Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis by Jahial Parmly Paret (1922)
"When the ball is lobbed over the heads of the players at the net, both should back away equally ... But the best practice is not to let a lobbed ball drop. ..."

4. Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis by Jahial Parmly Paret (1915)
"When the ball is lobbed over the heads of the players at the net, both should back away equally ... But the best practice is not to let a lobbed ball drop. ..."

5. Lawn Tennis Lessons for Beginners by Jahial Parmly Paret (1916)
"It is as dangerous to stand and watch a lobbed ball sail through the air as it is to watch a drive until the opponent has returned it. ..."

6. The Wright & Ditson Officially Adopted Lawn Tennis Guide. edited by Joseph T Whittelsey, Irving C Wright (1893)
"Hall lobbed frequently, but with little success, for every short lob was killed ... He lobbed less and volleyed more effectively. Three exciting deuce games ..."

7. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Thirdly, suppose—a rare case with field guns—that firing with reduced charges is required, that shell are being lobbed from behind a parapet at high angles ..."

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