To work together on friendly terms
...also to drink together:
"Have another glass!"
"With you hob and nob" returned the sergeant.
(- Charles Dickens, Great Expectations)
merged from hob and nob ("give" and "take"),
derived from the earlier hab or nab lit. have or have not,
from OE habban to have + nabban not to have (ne not + habban), circa 1600
Use this forum to suggest Good Words for Professor Beard.
2 posts • Page 1 of 1
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest