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cobble (something) up

To assemble or complete something quickly and/or sloppily. The incoherent argument in your paper tells me that you cobbled it up in study hall. Look at that rickety bike—it looks like he just cobbled it up with old junk from his basement.
See also: cobble, up

cobble together

To assemble or complete something quickly or sloppily. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cobble" and "together." The incoherent argument in your paper tells me that you cobbled it together in study hall. Look at that rickety bike—it looks like it was just cobbled together from old junk.
See also: cobble, together

enough (something) to cobble dogs with

A large amount of something. You guys have enough decorative pillows here to cobble dogs with! It must take you half an hour to remove them when you want to go to bed. The country has enough natural resources to cobble dogs with, and yet most of their citizens live in abject poverty.
See also: cobble, dog, enough

cobble something up

 and cobble something together
to make something or put something together hastily or carelessly. Who cobbled this thing up? Take it apart and start over. The kids cobbled up their model planes badly. It looks like you cobbled together that report just last night.
See also: cobble, up
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The 2019 Cobble Beach Concours d'Elegance takes place Saturday, September 14 & Sunday, September 15, 2019 featuring judged (vehicle) classes ranging in automobiles from the early 1900's to present day.
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VESPA Properties Group was launched by Costa and Butson, both long-term residents of Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens, in 2007.
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The riders were wary of the cobbles, some of the sectors of which are used in the Paris-Roubaix one-day classic known as 'the Hell of the North'.
Cobble also runs a plant in US Dalton and in China.
'Primitive' style surface workings mined using stone cobble tools and with brushwood fires were reported in 1796 (Briggs 1976).
On the 911 call, Cobble could be heard calling out Box's name to try and get his attention, but his friend, the University of Oklahoma player, was unresponsive.
However, Cobble Hill Association members accused Jones of using her celeb status to turn the decision in her favour and threatened a lawsuit to foil her plans.
'It was a highly respected design and development organisation,' said Ian Laven the General Manager of AMTRI Cobble. 'The staff accumulated a wealth of experience and engineering knowledge.
DOROTHY SUE COBBLE's book on "labor feminism" in the post-World War II years has already been highly praised, and rewarded with the Philip Taft Labor History Book Prize for 2005.
Jo Ann Cobble, dean of health professions at Oklahoma City Community College.
"The people who are dismissing Kucinich out of hand are the same people who are shocked by this big anti-war movement that has had such growth in so short a time," says Cobble, who is an adviser to the candidate.
Kemble, Canada, August 21, 2019 --(PR.com)-- The Cars are the Stars at 7th Annual Cobble Beach Concours d'Elegance, as they take to the stage and to the green, at Cobble Beach Golf Resort Community.