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Gob   Listen
noun
Gob  n.  
1.
A little mass or collection; a small quantity; a mouthful. (Low)
2.
The mouth. (Prov. Eng.or Low)






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Gob" Quotes from Famous Books



... declared he enlisted as a gob and was sent on sea duty. He knew, of course, nothing of sea duty, but lack of knowledge of a subject had never daunted him, for he had the faculty of learning things quickly by himself and for himself. His mechanical ability asserting itself, he was made a machinist's mate, second class, and ...
— O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1920 • Various

... "By gob, Master! look 'ee theer!" He held his hand up in the moonlight, and it dripped red. "And ...
— Bob, Son of Battle • Alfred Ollivant

... little children as well as men—looked on with mild astonishment and Gloria objected volubly. He took to the clay slope at last in hope that his light weight would give him the advantage; and there at last I caught him, and clapped a big gob of clay in his ...
— The Eye of Zeitoon • Talbot Mundy

... ane, callet Clement's Hob, Fra ilk puir wyfe reifis the wob, And all the lave, Quhatever they haife, The devil recave Thairfoir his gob. ...
— Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3) • Walter Scott

... Food — N. eating &c v.; deglutition, gulp, epulation^, mastication, manducation^, rumination; gluttony &c 957. [eating specific foods] hippophagy^, ichthyophagy^. [Eating anatomy:] (appetite) &c 865; mouth, jaws, mandible, mazard^, gob [Slang], chops. drinking &c v.; potation, draught, libation; carousal &c (amusement) 840; drunkenness &c 959. food, pabulum; aliment, nourishment, nutriment; sustenance, sustentation, sustention; nurture, ...
— Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Body • Roget



Words linked to "Gob" :   able seaman, seaman, pilot, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, bos'n, clump, cakehole, oral fissure, bosun, whaler, bo'sun, helmsman, roustabout, rima oris, lump, lighterman, bargeman, clod, crewman, oral cavity, bargee, sea dog, Jack-tar, sailor, deckhand, boatswain, Great Britain, seafarer, tar, ball, bo's'n, steersman, ship's officer, UK, officer, able-bodied seaman, sea lawyer, Britain, trap, U.K., hole, maw, old salt, United Kingdom, steerer



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