Definition of cockeye bob in English:

cockeye bob

(also cockeyed bob)

noun

Australian
informal
  • A cyclone or a thunderstorm.

    • ‘But the wet season with its cockeye bobs (man-eating storms) turned his plans topsy-turvy.’
    • ‘A cockeyed bob is a squall that blows into the northwest coast of Australia during the summer months.’

Origin

Late 19th century: probably an alteration of an Aboriginal word.