Brob vs Brog - What's the difference?

brob | brog |


As nouns the difference between brob and brog

is that brob is a wedge-shaped spike used to secure the end of a timber where it abuts another much used in earlier times in the construction of tunnelled box-timber headings while brog is a pointed instrument, such as a joiner's awl.

As verbs the difference between brob and brog

is that brob is (obsolete) to poke or prick while brog is to prod with a pointed instrument, such as a lance; to prick or pierce.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

brob

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A wedge-shaped spike used to secure the end of a timber where it abuts another. Much used in earlier times in the construction of tunnelled box-timber headings.
  • Verb

  • (obsolete) To poke or prick
  • brog

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A pointed instrument, such as a joiner's awl.
  • Verb

    (brogg)
  • To prod with a pointed instrument, such as a lance; to prick or pierce.
  • (Sir Walter Scott)
  • To broggle.
  • (Webster 1913)