Meaning of one for his nob in English:

one for his nob


  • (in cribbage) a bonus point scored for holding the jack of the same suit as the card turned up by the dealer.

    • ‘This game had it all… a double-pair royal, a controversial muggins, a come-from-behind peg out, and even one for his nob.’
    • ‘He put his hand under where the container should have been and then handed the bob back to his ma - not a smile or a comment from the card players, just, ‘Fifteen for two, 15, four and one for his nob.’’
    • ‘A player who holds the Jack of the same suit as the start pegs one for his nob.’