gobbet

[ gob-it ]
/ ˈgɒb ɪt /

noun

a fragment or piece, especially of raw flesh.
a lump or mass.

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Origin of gobbet

1275–1325; Middle English gobet<Old French: a mouthful, diminutive of gobe.See -et
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British Dictionary definitions for gobbet

gobbet
/ (ˈɡɒbɪt) /

noun

a chunk, lump, or fragment, esp of raw meat

Word Origin for gobbet

C14: from Old French gobet, from gober to gulp down
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