gob

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. lump, dab, dollop (see density); (pl.) piles, lots, heaps, oodles. See multitude.
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(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. An irregularly shaped mass of indefinite size: chunk, clod, clump, hunch, lump1, nugget, wad. Informal: hunk. See PART. 2. Informal. An indeterminately great amount or number. Often used in plural: jillion, million (often used in plural), multiplicity, ream, trillion. Informal: bushel, heap (often used in plural), load (often used in plural), lot, oodles, passel, peck2, scad (often used in plural), slew, wad, zillion. See BIG.
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(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun Slang. The opening in the body through which food is ingested: mouth. Slang: puss, trap. See MOUTH.
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(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun Slang. A person engaged in sailing or working on a ship: jack (uppercase), jack-tar, mariner, navigator, sailor, sea dog, seafarer, seaman. Informal: salt, tar. See SEA.

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  • gob — a mouthful, lump, late 14c., probably from O.Fr. gobe mouthful, lump, related to gober gulp, swallow down, probably from Gaulish *gobbo (Cf. Ir. gob mouth, Gael. gob beak ). This Celtic source also seems to be root of gob mouth (mid 16c.), which… …   Etymology dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Göb — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Carl Ritter von Göb (1787–1870), Generalverwalter a.D. der Bayerischen Posten und Eisenbahnen und Geheimrat Georg Göb, Pianist (Black White Cooperation) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Untersc …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • gob — [ gab ] noun count 1. ) a small amount of a sticky liquid: gobs of tar 2. ) BRITISH VERY INFORMAL someone s mouth a (whole) gob of something AMERICAN VERY INFORMAL or gobs of something a large amount of something: There are a whole gob of things… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Gob — (g[o^]b), n. [Cf. {Goaf}.] (Mining) Same as {Goaf}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gob — (g[o^]b), n. Same as {sailor}. [Colloq.] [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gob — Ⅰ. gob [1] ► NOUN informal, chiefly Brit. ▪ a person s mouth. ORIGIN perhaps from Scottish Gaelic. Ⅱ. gob [2] informal ► NOUN 1) a lump or clot of a slimy or viscous substance …   English terms dictionary

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