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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Goaf  \Goaf\;  n.;  pl  {Goafs}or  {Goaves}.  [Cf.  lst  {Gob}.] 
  (Mining) 
  That  part  of  a  mine  from  which  the  mineral  has  been  partially 
  or  wholly  removed;  the  waste  left  in  old  workings;  --  called 
  also  {gob}  . 
 
  {To  work  the  goaf}  or  {gob},  to  remove  the  pillars  of  mineral 
  matter  previously  left  to  support  the  roof,  and  replace 
  them  with  props.  --Ure. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gob  \Gob\  (g[o^]b),  n.  [Cf.  {Goaf}.]  (Mining) 
  Same  as  {Goaf}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gob  \Gob\,  n.  [OF.  gob  morsel;  cf  F.  gobe,  gobbe,  a  poisoned 
  morsel,  poison  ball,  gobet  a  piece  swallowed,  gober  to 
  swallow  greedily  and  without  tasting;  cf  Gael.  &  Ir  gob 
  mouth,  snout,  W.  gwp  a  bird's  head  and  neck.  Cf  {Gobble}, 
  {Job},  n.] 
  1.  A  little  mass  or  collection;  a  small  quantity;  a  mouthful. 
  [Low]  --L'Estrange. 
 
  2.  The  mouth.  [Prov.  Eng.or  Low]  --Wright. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gob 
  n  :  a  man  who  serves  as  a  sailor  [syn:  {mariner},  {seaman},  {tar}, 
  {Jack-tar},  {old  salt},  {seafarer},  {sea  dog}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Gob 
  a  pit,  a  place  mentioned  in  2  Sam.  21:18,  19;  called  also  Gezer, 
  in  1  Chr.  20:4. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Gob,  cistern;  grasshopper 
 




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