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Hobnob

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Pronunciation : Hob"nob`
Part of Speech : adv.
Etymology : [AS. habban to have + habban to have not; ne not + habban to have. See Have, and cf. Habnab.]
Definition : 1. Have or have not; -- a familiar invitation to reciprocal drinking. Shak.

2. At random; hit or miss. (Obs.) Holinshed.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Hob"nob`
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : 1. To drink familiarly (with another). [ Written also hob-a-nob.]

2. To associate familiarly; to be on intimate terms.

i. [imp. & p. p. Hornobbed; p. pr. & vb. n. Hornobbing.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Hob"nob`
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: Familiar, social intercourse. W. Black.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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