gobbet

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noun gob·bet \ ˈgä-bət \

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 in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of gobbet

Middle English gobet, from Anglo-French


GOBBET Defined for English Language Learners

gobbet

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Definition of gobbet for English Language Learners

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



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