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gobbet

[gob-it] /ˈgɒb ɪt/
noun
1.
a fragment or piece, especially of raw flesh.
2.
a lump or mass.
Origin
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English gobet < Old French: a mouthful, diminutive of gobe. See -et
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British Dictionary definitions for gobbet

gobbet

/ˈɡɒbɪt/
noun
1.
a chunk, lump, or fragment, esp of raw meat
Word Origin
C14: from Old French gobet, from gober to gulp down
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Word Origin and History for gobbet
n.

late 13c., "a fragment," from Old French gobet "piece, mouthful," diminutive of gobe (see gob).

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