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8 definitions found
 for gob
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

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

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gob \Gob\ (g[o^]b), n.
     Same as sailor. [Colloq.]
     [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Goaf \Goaf\; n.; pl. Goafsor 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]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  gob
      n 1: a man who serves as a sailor [syn: mariner, seaman,
           tar, Jack-tar, Jack, old salt, seafarer, gob,
           sea dog]
      2: a lump of slimy stuff; "a gob of phlegm"
      3: informal terms for the mouth [syn: trap, cakehole,
         hole, maw, yap, gob]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  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
  
  

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Gob
     a pit, a place mentioned in 2 Sam. 21:18, 19; called also Gezer,
     in 1 Chr. 20:4.
     

From Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's) :

  Gob, cistern; grasshopper
  

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