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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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THIS photo was taken at Aintree Institute in 1956-57 and shows Roy AndHis Corncobs, a popular weekly feature at the institute for Country and Western fans.
But corncobs make up 20 percent of residue by weight, which means that the average U.
The girls are invited to select from a range of ripe vegetables, including aubergines, corncobs, tomatoes, celery, carrots and broccoli, and they are then seen frolicking on a nearby couch.
So, one more time, with feeling: The plastic corncobs, the shower girls, the jellyfish, the Kiev 88 camera--all appropriate the codes of advertising, ethnographic, and architectural photography, inflecting these with an intriguing tension between technical precision and staged disturbance.
Archer found that farmers inside the 10-mile circle can produce enough corncobs or other stover to supply the university's gasification plant once it begins operating.
We tried using ground corncobs at first, but they did not decompose well.
Though the Albany team's focus was on grass clippings, the logs can also be made from agricultural-harvest leftovers, such as rice straw, corncobs, or cornstalk residue.
She carries 2 corncobs on each hand, and has an orifice in the chest, where a greenstone or "chalchiutlicue", which represents the flower of life, was inlaid.
Once the broilers were grown, processed and in the freezer, the corncrib was ready for it's fall harvest of corncobs.
For the corn stock, in a large saucepan over high heat, bring the corncobs and cold water to a boil.
Right now I'm using ground corncobs with a touch of Dillon's Rapid Polish added.
In a sense, Carl Michael von Hausswolff's and Yolanda Gutierrez's run-ins with irate locals over a cemetery bathed in red light (his) and a large floating snake made of styrofoam and corncobs (hers) were interchangeable incidents, since they pointed to more intractable issues that the visiting art community breezily overlooked.