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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fob /ˈfɑb/
 表袋,短表鏈(vt.)騙人,混騙

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fob n.
 1. A little pocket for a watch; -- callled also a watch pocket.
 Fob chain, a short watch chain worn with a watch carried in the fob; a fob2.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fob v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fobbed p. pr. & vb. n. Fobbing.]
 1. To beat; to maul. [Obs.]
 2. To cheat; to trick; to impose on.
 To fob off, to shift off by an artifice; to put aside; to delude with a trick."A conspiracy of bishops could prostrate and fob off the right of the people."
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 fob
      n 1: a vest pocket to hold a pocket watch [syn: watch pocket]
      2: an adornment that hangs from a watch chain
      3: short chain or ribbon attaching a pocket watch to a man's
         vest [syn: watch chain, watch guard]
      v : deceive somebody; "We tricked the teacher into thinking that
          class would be cancelled next week" [syn: trick, fox,
           pull a fast one on, play a trick on]
      [also: fobbing, fobbed]