Definition of gob:
muddle, Jack-tar, jak, diddly, clump, old salt, wad, hunk, jam, multiplicity, tar, hollow, part, clod, jack, chunk, zillion, jackass, heap, ream, diddley, snare, ambush, bushel, jackstones, trillion, labourer, sand trap, shit, big, hole, squat, sea dog, diddly-squat, cakehole, diddly-shit, slew, peck, knave, seafarer, salt, sea, passel, yap, seaman, scad, lying in wait, million, mess, kettle of fish, maw, doodly-squat, fix, oodles, nugget, laborer, hunch, navigator, bunker, sailor, lot, manual laborer, mariner, ambuscade, diddlyshit, pickle, jillion, load, pitch, jackfruit, trap, lump, diddlysquat, golf hole.
- "Ulysses", James Joyce.
- "Brite and Fair", Henry A. Shute.
- "The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories", Arnold Bennett.