Reference Entry

hob

Edited by John Ayto

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

Third edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199543793
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727689
hob

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play (or raise) hob cause mischief; make a fuss. North American Hob is short for hobgoblin and is used

Reference Entry.  71 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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