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- n. Plural form of goaf.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. Old workings. See goaf.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Plural of goaf.
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But it is no easy matter to ventilate near a hundred miles of levels, inclines, stalls, and goaves in a fiery mine.