bob (v.) Old form(s): bob'd
swindle, cheat, get by deception
Oth V.i.16[Iago to himself, of Roderigo] gold and jewels, that I bobbed from him / As gifts to Desdemona
TC III.i.67[Helen to Pandarus] You shall not bob us out of our melody
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