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Definition of GOB

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Gob \Gob\ (g[o^]b), n. [Cf. {Goaf}.] (Mining) Same as {Goaf}. [1913 Webster]

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Gob \Gob\, n. [OF. gob morsel; cf. F. gobe, gobbe, a poisoned morsel, poison ball, gobet a piece swallowed, gober to swallow greedily and without tasting; cf. Gael. & Ir. gob mouth, snout, W. gwp a bird's head and neck. Cf. {Gobble}, {Job}, n.]
     1. A little mass or collection; a small quantity; a mouthful. [Low] --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]

     2. The mouth. [Prov. Eng.or Low] --Wright.
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Gob \Gob\ (g[o^]b), n.
     Same as {sailor}. [Colloq.]

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Goaf \Goaf\; n.; pl. {Goafs}or {Goaves}. [Cf. 1st {Gob}.] (Mining) That part of a mine from which the mineral has been partially or wholly removed; the waste left in old workings; -- called also {gob} . [1913 Webster]

     {To work the goaf} or {To work the gob}, to remove the pillars of mineral matter previously left to support the roof, and replace them with props. --Ure. [1913 Webster]

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174 Moby Thesaurus words for "gob":
     Naval Reservist, Royal Marine, Seabee, accumulation, acervation, agglomerate, agglomeration, aggregate, aggregation, amassment, amount, ball, balloon, batch, bazoo, bit, bite, bladder, blob, block, bluejacket, boll, bolus, boot, bubble, budget, bulb, bulbil, bulblet, bulk, bunch, butt, cadet, champ, chaps, chaw, chew, chip, chomp, chops, chunk, clip, clipping, clod, clump, clutch, collop, congeries, conglobation, conglomerate, conglomeration, count, crumb, cud, cumulation, cut, cutting, deal, dollop, dose, ellipsoid, embouchure, end, fragment, frogman, gab, gathering, geoid, globe, globelet, globoid, globule, glomeration, glomerulus, gnash, gobbet, group, heap, horse marine, hunch, hunk, jaw, jaws, jolly, jowls, kisser, knob, knot, large amount, lips, loads, loaf, lot, lump, mandibles, marine, mass, maw, maxilla, measure, mess, midshipman, midshipmite, million, modicum, moiety, morsel, mouth, mouthful, mug, munch, mush, muzzle, naval cadet, navy man, nibble, nip, nugget, number, oblate spheroid, oodles, oral cavity, orb, orbit, orblet, pack, parcel, paring, part, particle, pat, pellet, piece, portion, premaxilla, prolate spheroid, quantities, quantity, quid, rasher, ration, rondure, row, scoop, scrap, shard, shaving, shiver, shred, slice, sliver, small amount, smithereen, snack, snap, snatch, snip, snippet, snowball, sphere, spheroid, spherule, splinter, stitch, stockpile, stump, sum, swabbie, swallow, tatter, trap, wad, wads, yap

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