Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Tue Jul 11 02:28:24 UTC 2006

>If the handwriting is bad enough, it could be "tobacky."

And if it's just a little bad, or misread just a little, it could be
"bobonet", which can be found a few times in the old newspapers, I believe
as a variant or misspelling of "bobinet"/"bobbinet"/"bobbin-net", which
is/was a type of net, like tulle or something like lace.

-- Doug Wilson

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