Definition of cob noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    cob

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//kɒb//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kɑːb//
     
    Equine sports
     
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  1. 1 = corncob corn on the cob
  2. 2 a strong horse with short legs See related entries: Equine sports
  3. 3 (British English) a round loaf of bread a crusty cob
  4. Word Origin late Middle English (denoting a strong man or leader): of unknown origin. The underlying general sense appears to be ‘rounded, sturdy’.