[ gohf ]
/ goʊf /
noun, plural goaves.Mining.
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Origin of goaf
First recorded in 1830–40; origin uncertain
Words nearby goaf
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Example sentences from the Web for goaf
The nearer we get to the goaf (waste ground), the more likely we are to get crushed.The Boy With the U.S. Miners|Francis Rolt-Wheeler