1) n
the mouth. The word was originally Irish and Scottish Gaelic for beak or mouth, becoming a British dialect term in about the 16th century. It is still more widespread (and considered less vulgar) in Ireland, in Liverpool, where the influ-ence of Irish speech is strong, and in the north of England, where the influ-ence of post-Gaelic dialect lingers. In southern England it is mainly a school-children's word.
2) vb
to spit. The ritualistic spitting at groups performing on stage indulged in by punks from 1976 onwards was known as 'gob-bing'.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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