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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bob \Bob\, v. i. 1. To have a short, jerking motion; to play to and fro, or up and down; to play loosely against anything. "Bobbing and courtesying." --Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 2. To angle with a bob. See Bob, n., 2 & 3. [1913 Webster] He ne'er had learned the art to bob For anything but eels. --Saxe. [1913 Webster] To bob at an apple, cherry, etc. to attempt to bite or seize with the mouth an apple, cherry, or other round fruit, while it is swinging from a string or floating in a tug of water. [1913 Webster]