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Definition for gobs (2 of 4)
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Definition for gobs (4 of 4)
verb (used without object), gobbed, gob·bing, noun
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Examples from the Web for gobs
Conservative evangelicalism is losing millennials in gobs, and the World Vision fallout is sure to only accelerate the fallout.
It begins with taking two “gobs” at once, and apparently there are eight stones or gobs to play with.The Traditional Games of England, Scotland, and Ireland (Vol I of II)|Alice Bertha Gomme
Nobody ever looks at a couple of gobs in a vice-admiral's inspection party.
I gave out we just dropped in for fresh vegetables and fruit and I expect my gobs have loaded up by now.The Radio Detectives Under the Sea|A. Hyatt Verrill
Avoid putting on the adhesive material in "gobs and slathers."The Butterfly Book|William Jacob Holland
We'll go aboard with his party not as officers, but as gobs.
British Dictionary definitions for gobs (1 of 3)
- waste material such as clay, shale, etc
- a worked-out area in a mine often packed with this