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frob /frob/ 1. /n./ [MIT] The TMRC definition was
"FROB = a protruding arm or trunnion"; by metaphoric extension, a
`frob' is any random small thing; an object that you can
comfortably hold in one hand; something you can frob (sense 2).
See frobnitz. 2. /vt./ Abbreviated form of frobnicate.
3. [from the MUD world] A command on some MUDs that changes a
player's experience level (this can be used to make wizards); also,
to request wizard privileges on the `professional courtesy'
grounds that one is a wizard elsewhere. The command is actually
`frobnicate' but is universally abbreviated to the shorter form.
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