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Definition 1: a shelf beside an open fire where something can be kept warm - [noun denoting artifact]

(hob is a kind of ...) a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects

Definition 2: a hard steel edge tool used to cut gears - [noun denoting artifact]

(hob is a kind of ...) any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge)

Definition 3: (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for hob in the sense of this definition

(hob is a kind of ...) a spirit tending to cause harm

(hob belongs to category ...) the unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture

Definition 4: (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for hob in the sense of this definition

(hob is a kind of ...) a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers

(... is a kind of hob ) a mischievous elf in Irish folklore

(... is a kind of hob ) an elf in fairy stories who sprinkles sand in children's eyes to make them sleepy

(hob belongs to category ...) the unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture

Definition 5: cut with a hob - [verb of contact]

(hob is a kind of ...) separate with or as if with an instrument

"Cut the rope"

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