Usage examples for fob

  1. Arethusa had sent Timothy a watch fob for Christmas, one with his fraternity emblem on it which she knew that he had long ardently desired; and books which she had thought would surely appeal to his taste in reading; and handkerchiefs, beautiful big squares of linen, shakily marked in his initials with her own fair fingers. – The Heart of Arethusa by Francis Barton Fox
  2. Lives in a musty old house on Chestnut Street, stuffed full of family portraits and old mahogany furniture, and not a comfortable chair or sofa in the place; wears yellow Nankeen waist- coats, takes snuff, and carries a fob. – The Tides of Barnegat by F. Hopkinson Smith
  3. Mr. Barton drew a heavy silver watch from his fob, and carefully holding it so that the handful of glittering seals could be seen by everybody, appeared to meditate. – The Story Of Kennett by Bayard Taylor
  4. A beautiful set of cameos was given to Agnes; a collection of rare coins to the Purdys; and a wonderful gold watch with a jeweled fob to Campbell. – The Diamond Pin by Carolyn Wells
  5. Don't fob me off. – Clementina by A.E.W. Mason
  6. " I took it from your fob," she said. – The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton, Part 2 (of 10) by Edith Wharton
  7. Yes, sir, muttered Burgess; I brought back some things last night- them socks, shirt- pins and studs, and the fob. – Ailsa Paige by Robert W. Chambers
  8. " What a stunning fob you wear," quickly spoke Mrs. Spangler, reaching out her hand and taking the watch from her guest's hands as the case snapped open. – A Gentleman from Mississippi by Thomas A. Wise
  9. Nan gave her husband a watch fob, on which hung a locket containing a miniature of her own sweet face. – Patty's Success by Carolyn Wells
  10. The other boy tugged at a fob which dangled at his belt and produced a silver watch. – Left Tackle Thayer by Ralph Henry Barbour
  11. It was a platinum fob chain, simple and chaste in design, properly proclaiming its value by substance alone and not by meretricious ornamentation- as all good things should do. – Short Stories of Various Types by Various
  12. Two five- dollar gold pieces rolled out first, then a handful of small change, a black ring evidently whittled out of a rubber button and lastly a watch- fob ornament. – Georgina of the Rainbows by Annie Fellows Johnston