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  • v. Present participle of gob.
  • n. The refuse thrown back into the excavation after removing the coal; gob stuff.
  • n. The process of packing with waste rock; stowing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The refuse thrown back into the excavation after removing the coal. It is called also gob stuff.
  • n. The process of packing with waste rock; stowing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In coal-mining, the refuse thrown back into the excavations remaining after the removal of the coal.

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