dobber

noun (1)
dob·​ber | \ ˈdäbə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of dobber

 (Entry 1 of 2)

dialectal
: a float to a fishing line

dobber

noun (2)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of dobber (Entry 2 of 2)

: a dabchick or other small grebe

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History and Etymology for dobber

Noun (1)

Dutch, from Middle Dutch, float; perhaps akin to Old English dūfan to dive

Noun (2)

dob + -er

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“Dobber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dobber. Accessed 24 Jun. 2022.

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