dobbin

noun
dob·​bin | \ ˈdä-bᵊn How to pronounce dobbin (audio) \

Definition of dobbin

1 : a farm horse
2 : a quiet plodding horse

First Known Use of dobbin

1596, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for dobbin

Dobbin, nickname for Robert

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“Dobbin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dobbin. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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