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for To bob at an apple
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Bob \Bob\, v. i.
1. To have a short, jerking motion; to play to and fro, or up
and down; to play loosely against anything. "Bobbing and
2. To angle with a bob. See Bob, n., 2 & 3.
He ne'er had learned the art to bob
For anything but eels. --Saxe.
To bob at an apple, cherry, etc. to attempt to bite or
seize with the mouth an apple, cherry, or other round
fruit, while it is swinging from a string or floating in a
tug of water.
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