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COB

Abbreviation for Coordination of Benefits.

cob

1. a short-legged, thickset, strong type of horse, usually 13.2 to 14.2 hands high but not more than 15.2. Useful as a light cart horse or for riding as a means of transportation and for heavyweight riders wanting a steady rather than a flashy ride. Produced by mating polo pony stallions to carriage or light draft horses.
2. the central stem of a cob of corn (3); common as a cause of esophageal and intestinal obstruction in dogs.
3. male swan.
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It's not hard to do; a walk between farmers' belds will in season produce cobnuts, wild strawberries and mushrooms, and any Black Country canal's footpath will provide baskets of succulent blackberries and sweet apples, and wild rose hips make the most wonderful jellies and jam.
Pick grapes when ripe, as well as nuts (hazelnuts, cobnuts and filberts) when the husks begin to yellow.
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The common hazelnut, Corylus avellana, is great value, providing cobnuts in September and decorative catkins in late winter.
Roast fillet of beef, wild mushroom pie, accompanied by potato gratin, cobnuts and Madeira will follow, with chocolate truffle dessert.
Harvest cobnuts, hazelnuts and filberts when husks begin to yellow .