View Poll Results: If you cobble something together, you assemble or produce it...

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  • slowly and carefully.

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Thread: Cobble

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    Cobble

    You can find the answer here.

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    Re: Cobble

    Is the word"cobble" relevant to a horse's testicles?

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    Re: Cobble

    The AHD suggests it is from the word cobbler. I don't know of the connection to a horse's testicles.

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    Re: Cobble

    PS If you mean cobblers, that is cockney rhyming slang from cobblers' awls, meaning balls, and isn't about horses.

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