What does the word ob mean?

  • [ Latin] A preposition used as prefix meaning against, in front of.

Usage examples for ob

  1. You my witness ob dis ruffian trispassin' on my prop'ty an' cussin' an' seducin' a ol' woman widout 'er consent, ' she says. – A Woman Named Smith by Marie Conway Oemler
  2. If you goes any closter one ob dem bullgines might blow up! – The Bobbsey Twins in the Great West by Laura Lee Hope
  3. He'll take good care ob it, sure, and it won't hurt you. – Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale by Ida Glenwood
  4. Dar's dis ob it. – Lost in the Cañon by Alfred R. Calhoun

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