from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A piece or chunk, especially of raw meat.
- n. A bit or morsel: a diary containing gobbets of useful information.
- n. A small amount of liquid; a drop.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a quantity of liquid, often in a sticky blotch
- n. a lump or chunk of something, especially of raw meat
- n. an extract of text, or image (especially a quotation), provided as a context for analysis, translation or discussion in an examination.
- v. To splash with small quantities of liquid; to spatter.
- v. To swallow greedily; to swallow in gobbets.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A mouthful; a lump; a small piece.
- transitive v. To swallow greedily; to swallow in gobbets.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A mouthful; a morsel; a lump; apart; a fragment; apiece.
- n. A block of stone.
- To swallow in large masses or mouthfuls; gobble.
- To gut (fish).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a lump or chunk of raw meat
Middle English gobet, from Old French, diminutive of gobe, mouthful; see gob1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle English gobet, from Middle French gobet ("mouthful, piece"). (Wiktionary)