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  1. present participle of gob


gobbing (plural gobbings)

  1. (mining) The refuse thrown back into the excavation after removing the coal; gob stuff.
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  2. The process of packing with waste rock; stowing.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for gobbing in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)