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  • n. Plural form of gobstopper.

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Examples

  • The track also features the first (and best) use of the noun "pick n 'mix," namely, the do-it-yourself candy array at America's finest movie establishments, in a song (Turner's object of affection is partial to "gobstoppers" and "strawberry rips").

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  • ` wool '; gab, Gaelic for ` mouth' (and hence ` chatter ') from which we also get the word gob (in England a popular form of candy for children is "gobstoppers"), and its derivatives gobble and goblet; galore, from the Gaelic gu

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol II No 4

  • Reading the menu feels like stepping back into postwar Britain: Soles in Coffins (sole fillets cooked in a hollowed out potato), Pease Pudding (split peas with parsley), Manchester Tart (a traditional jam and custard pastry he recalls eating at school) and a Sweet Shop Bag (a paper bag full of licorice, barley cane and gobstoppers).

    Chef Marcus Wareing Caters to His Children

  • Eye-candy in a movie is one thing, but I feel like the Wachowski Bristers are pelting me with skittles and gobstoppers.

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  • My ego is made out of a comination of kevlar and the outer coating of gobstoppers.

    COMMENTS OF THE WEEK

  • Dogs are patted, gossip exchanged, gobstoppers and candy floss facepaint the boys.

    Show Sunday

  • I see you'd removed your suit of armour to make the intake of gobstoppers more straightforward.

    Sweetie Time

  • Aaron Eckhart swallows gum and chews everlasting gobstoppers.

    CAST OF RUM DIARY GETS MORE AWESOME

  • Then there are boxes of delicacies closer to hand: liquorice bootlaces, lollipops, fruit salad chews, gobstoppers, all temptingly displayed on every available surface ...

    Sugar candy kisses

  • Great movie, but I noticed a decline in the quality of Willy Wonka's gobstoppers, which I purchased to eat during the film.

    Archive 2005-09-01

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