Wad vs Gobbet - What's the difference?
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Wad is a related term of gobbet.
As verbs the difference between wad and gobbet
is that wad
is third person singular of while gobbet
is to splash with small quantities of liquid; to spatter.
As a noun gobbet is
a quantity of liquid, often in a sticky blotch.
* (l) (obsolete)
An amorphous, compact mass.
A substantial pile (normally of money).
- Our cat loves to play with a small wad of paper.
A soft plug or seal, particularly as used between the powder and pellets in a shotgun cartridge.
(slang) A sandwich.
(vulgar, slang) An ejaculate of semen.
(mineralogy) Any black manganese oxide or hydroxide mineral rich rock in the oxidized zone of various ore deposits.
- With a wad of cash like that, she should not have been walking round Manhattan
* (ejaculate) blow one's wad, shoot one's wad
To crumple or crush into a compact, amorphous shape or ball.
(Ulster) To wager.
To insert or force a wad into.
- She wadded up the scrap of paper and threw it in the trash.
To stuff or line with some soft substance, or wadding, like cotton.
- to wad a gun
- to wad a cloak
a quantity of liquid, often in a sticky blotch
a lump or chunk of something, especially of raw meat
* (rfdate) Wyclif
an extract of text, or image (especially a quotation), provided as a context for analysis, translation or discussion in an examination.
- [He] had broken the stocks to small gobbets .
To splash with small quantities of liquid; to spatter.
To swallow greedily; to swallow in gobbets.
- (rfquotek, L'Estrange)