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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Definitions for gobbet

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

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Citations for gobbet
A man at the window of another building spat, the gobbet of phlegm falling on the dirty pavement by Hermogenes' feet. Gillian Bradshaw, Render Unto Caesar, 2004
The glowing, faceted eyes glared at me, the mouth opened and spat out a gobbet of flame. Sergei Lukyanenko, Last Watch, 2009
Origin of gobbet
Gobbet comes from the Old French word gobe meaning "a mouthful."
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