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cob

1
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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If you are looking for productive cultivars of these, Cosford Cob and Pearson's Prolific are both excellent cobnuts and Kentish Cob and Butler are good cultivars of the filbert.
SERVES 4-5 INGREDIENTS 400g blackberries 200g raspberries 100g damsons or plums 75g hazelnuts or cobnuts (pre-shelled weight), shelled, toasted, skinned, chopped 150g sugar 8 slices of slightly stale white bread, crusts removed Single cream, to serve 1.
Filberts and hazelnuts (also known as cobnuts and hazels) are different names for the same tree and its small, sphere-shaped nut.
Mr Power, of Abergele Road, Old Colwyn, said he had been picking up cobnuts off the pavement at nearby Mochdre.
Horse chestnut trees are not native to Britain - they were first introduced in the late 16th century from the Balkans and before that, conkers was played with hazel or cobnuts or even snail shells.
Other products include such ingredients as cobnuts, chestnuts, roast parsnip, beetroot and shallots--all using British grown and sourced ingredients.
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.
Cobnuts and filberts can be planted out at any time in a larger garden.