Definition of cobhouse

  1. 1 :  a toy house of corncobs or sticks laid in parallel pairs piled on one another each at right angles to the preceding pair

  2. 2 :  a flimsy unstable structure or arrangement a cobhouse of lies ready to fall

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Origin and Etymology of cobhouse

3cob (corncob) + house

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to criticize severely

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