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from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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