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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: gobe 'large piece of food', from gobet; GOBBET

gob

1 noun
     
gob1 [countable] informal
1 British EnglishHB an impolite word for someone's mouth:
Jean told him to shut his gob.
She's always stuffing her gob with food.
2 a mass of something wet and sticky
gob of
There's a gob of gum on my chair.
3

gobs

American English a large amount of something
gobs of
gobs of money

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