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Definition of bobbins

bobbins

adjective

  • a Northern English expression meaning not very good. Derived from the Lancashire cotton mills, where used bobbins/spools were discarded as worthless.
    The referee was absolute bobbins.

    Last edited on Apr 04 2013. Submitted by Anonymous on Aug 12 2011.

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