AskDefine | Define gobbet

Dictionary Definition

gobbet n : a lump or chunk of raw meat

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Noun

  1. a quantity of liquid, often in a sticky blotch
  2. a lump or chunk of something, especially of raw meat
  3. an extract of text, or image (especially a quotation), provided as a context for analysis, translation or discussion in an examination.

Extensive Definition

A gobbet is an extract of text, or image, provided as a context for analysis, translation or discussion in an examination. The Oxford English Dictionary contains no references to gobbets before 1912. .

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