gobbet


gob·bet

noun \ˈgä-bət\

: a small lump or piece of something : a small amount of something

Full Definition of GOBBET

1
:  a piece or portion (as of meat)
2
:  lump, mass
3
:  a small fragment or extract <a gobbet of information>
4
:  a small quantity of liquid :  drop

Examples of GOBBET

  1. <deftly avoided stepping in a gobbet of spit on the sidewalk>

Origin of GOBBET

Middle English gobet, from Anglo-French
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with GOBBET

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