Fob chain

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Fob chain a short watch chain worn with a watch carried in the fob; a fob{2}.
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Usage

In literature:

In one hand Cyril held a Teddy bear, in the other his watch, dangling from its fob chain.
"Miss Billy Married" by Eleanor H. Porter
A gold watch-chain, and seals, depended from his fob.
"The Pickwick Papers" by Charles Dickens
Della doubled the fob chain in her hand and sat on the corner of the table near the door that he always entered.
"The Four Million" by O. Henry
His diamond-studded fob chain assisted.
"The Trimmed Lamp" by O. Henry
He turned suddenly from a chip of strawberries, drew a gold watch from his fob and held it at its chain's length.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
His watch is slipped into his waistcoast pocket without chain or fob.
"Book of Etiquette, Volume 2" by Lillian Eichler Watson
I prefer a chain to a pin or fob, because either one is so easy to lose.
"Grace Harlowe's Sophomore Year at High School" by Jessie Graham Flower
From his fob hung the brass chain and almost rusty key of a watch, which he kept certainly more for use than ornament.
"The Poor Scholar" by William Carleton
Out of the right fob hung a great silver chain, with a wonderful kind of engine at the bottom.
"Gulliver's Travels" by Jonathan Swift
He wore a jewelled breastpin and a heavy gold fob-chain and seal.
"Gideon's Band" by George W. Cable
Della doubled the fob chain in her hand and sat on the corner of the table near the door that he always entered.
"Short Stories of Various Types" by Various
A gold watch-chain and seals depended from his fob.
"The Law and Lawyers of Pickwick A Lecture" by Frank Lockwood
Della doubled the fob chain in her hand and sat on the corner of the table near the door that he always entered.
"Americans All" by Various
Della doubled the fob chain in her hand and sat on the corner of the table near the door that he always entered.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
Watch chains and watch fobs are not in vogue.
"The Complete Bachelor" by Walter Germain
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In news:

Long, ornate, gold chain, 822 links plus fob, approx 11' long 697 grams.
Red Jigged Bone Key chain /fob.
Red Jigged Bone Key chain/fob.
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