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Quotes of fob

  1. If you want to use a cliche you must take full responsibility for it yourself and not try to fob it off on anon., or on society. – Lewis Thomas

Usage examples for fob

  1. He knowed that unless we 'outed' yer properly, we'd not be able to get at your fob and then 'e'd not have paid out." – My Strangest Case by Guy Boothby
  2. " I took it from your fob she said. – The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton, Part 2 (of 10) by Edith Wharton
  3. 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
  4. He touched the compass that hung from the fob of the great watch. – Uncle William The Man Who Was Shif'less by Jennette Lee
  5. At length he gave it up in despair and abstractedly felt for his watch- fob – The Brass Bowl by Louis Joseph Vance
  6. 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
  7. He pulled a great watch from its fob pocket and looked at it with absent eye. – Uncle William The Man Who Was Shif'less by Jennette Lee
  8. Don't fob me off. – Clementina by A.E.W. Mason
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Though the hul o' ye put thegither arnt worth this shinin' ticker I've got in my fob for all that I can make better use o' ye, than leavin' ye here to scare the crows o' Jarret's Heath. – The White Gauntlet by Mayne Reid
  12. " 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
  13. 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
  14. He had rings and scarf pins, and a gold watch with a handsome seal fob – Rival Pitchers of Oakdale by Morgan Scott
  15. 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
  16. The other boy tugged at a fob which dangled at his belt and produced a silver watch. – Left Tackle Thayer by Ralph Henry Barbour
  17. 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
  18. He turned suddenly from a chip of strawberries, drew a gold watch from his fob and held it at its chain's length. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  19. 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

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