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JOBBERNO’WL. n.s.

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JOBBERNO’WL. n.s. [most probably from jobbe, Flemish, dull,
and nowl, [p]nowl, Saxon, a head.] Loggerhead; blockhead.
And like the world, men’s jobbernowls
Turn round upon their ears, the poles. Hudibras, p. iii.