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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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Other contenders include Leigh-on-Sea Cockles, London's jellied eel, Devon cream tea, Welsh cakes, Lancashire hotpot, Kentish cobnuts, Scottish haggis, Irish stew and Yorkshire pudding.
More than 40 British products have qualified and a posse of time-honoured specialities, from Craster kippers and Fenland celery to Anglesey Sea Salt and Kentish cobnuts, await approval.
Bryan Webb is owner/chef of Tyddyn Llan, Llandrillo, near Corwen RROOAASSTT PPLLUUMMSS WWIITTHH CCRRUUMMBBLLEE TTOOPPPPIINNGG ((ffoorr 44)) ingredients 12/18 victoria plums, depending on the size 6 tbsp caster sugar for the topping 2 tbsp plain flour 40g hard unsalted butter 1 tbsp brown sugar 4 tbsp oats 24 cobnuts or hazelnuts, chopped method.
Cobnuts and filberts can be planted out at any time in a larger garden.
They planted apples, cherries and cobnuts (a cultivated variety of hazelnut) as part of the expansion of edible planting in West Kirby, as well as alder, willow and hornbeam for conservation value and to improve the look of the park.