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hobnob

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hobnob \Hob"nob'\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Hornobbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hornobbing}.]

1. To drink familiarly (with another). [ Written also {hob-a-nob}.]

2. To associate familiarly; to be on intimate terms; as, to hobnob with the political elite.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hobnob \Hob"nob'\, noun Familiar, social intercourse. --W. Black.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hobnob \Hob"nob'\, adverb [AS. habban to have + habban to have not; ne not + habban to have. See {Have}, and cf. {Habnab}.]

1. Have or have not; -- a familiar invitation to reciprocal drinking. --Shak.

2. At random; hit or miss. (Obs.) --Holinshed.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

hobnob

verb

1: rub elbows with; "He hobnobs with the best of society"


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