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cob

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1. a male swan
2. a thickset short-legged type of riding and draught horse

cob

2, cobb
an archaic or dialect name for a gull esp the greater black-backed gull (Larus marinus)

cob

[käb]
(mining engineering)
To chip away waste material from an ore, using hand hammers.

cob

A mixture of straw, gravel, and unburnt clay; used esp. for walls.
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I sell each corncob for Rs 20 to 30 according to size after school hours.
Dilute Acid Pretreatment of Corncob for Efficient Sugar Production, Appl.
When told it was corncob syrup, Charles 'grandfather replied that it was definitely maple syrup, and you couldn't fool him.
Street vendors usually sell corncobs in parking lots or along the waterfront at SR5 a piece.
By transforming into energy almost 4,000 metric tons a year of corncobs resulting from its seed production process, Limagrain will considerably limit its Auvergne-based Limagrain Cereales
sajor-caju (strain PK 411), Pleurotus sajor-caju (strain PK 408) and Pleurotus ostreatus (strain PK412) were compared for their yield potential on different substrates(paddy straw, wheat straw, mung bean straw, cotton waste, corncobs, corn stovers and sugarcane bagasse).
Expenditures could be reduced, however, if a farm were to collect and mill its own corncobs rather than purchasing grit.
And in the USA they used to use corncobs to wipe their bottoms
Yn yr Unol Daleithiau ers talwm roedden nhw'n defnyddio corncobs i sychu'u penola'