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Gob   /gɑb/   Listen
Gob

noun
1.
A man who serves as a sailor.  Synonyms: Jack, Jack-tar, mariner, old salt, sea dog, seafarer, seaman, tar.
2.
A lump of slimy stuff.
3.
Informal terms for the mouth.  Synonyms: cakehole, hole, maw, trap, yap.






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"Gob" Quotes from Famous Books



... not be the dinner-horn, so Harvey passed over the maul, and Dan scientifically stunned the fish before he pulled it inboard, and wrenched out the hook with the short wooden stick he called a "gob-stick." Then Harvey felt a tug, and pulled ...
— "Captains Courageous" • Rudyard Kipling



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



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