cobbler

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noun cob·bler \ˈkä-blər\

Definition of cobbler

  1. 1 :  a mender or maker of shoes and often of other leather goods

  2. 2 archaic :  a clumsy workman

  3. 3 :  a tall iced drink consisting usually of wine, rum, or whiskey and sugar garnished with mint or a slice of lemon or orange

  4. 4 :  a deep-dish fruit dessert with a thick top crust

Origin and Etymology of cobbler

Middle English cobelere


First Known Use: 13th century


COBBLER Defined for English Language Learners

cobbler

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noun cob·bler \ˈkä-blər\

Definition of cobbler for English Language Learners

  • : a person who makes or repairs shoes

  • : a dessert made of cooked fruit covered with a thick crust


COBBLER Defined for Kids

cobbler

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noun cob·bler \ˈkä-blər\

Definition of cobbler for Students

  1. 1 :  a person who mends or makes shoes

  2. 2 :  a fruit pie with a thick upper crust and no bottom crust that is baked in a deep dish



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