Gobbet meaning

gŏb'ĭt
A piece or chunk, especially of raw meat.
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A bit or morsel.

A diary containing gobbets of useful information.

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A small amount of liquid; a drop.
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A fragment or bit, esp. of raw flesh.
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A lump; chunk; mass.
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A mouthful.
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A quantity of liquid, often in a sticky blotch.
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A lump or chunk of something, especially of raw meat.
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An extract of text, or image (especially a quotation), provided as a context for analysis, translation or discussion in an examination.
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To splash with small quantities of liquid; to spatter.
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To swallow greedily; to swallow in gobbets.

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Origin of gobbet

  • Middle English gobet from Old French diminutive of gobe mouthful gob1
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle English gobet, from Middle French gobet (“mouthful, piece”). See gober.
    From Wiktionary