gob stopper

A large, hard, spherical sweet/candy that would completely fill the mouth.
Syn: jaw breakers

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  • gob-stopper — /gob stop euhr/, n. Brit. Slang. a large piece of hard candy. [1925 30; see GOB3] * * * …   Universalium

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  • gob — a mouthful, lump, late 14c., probably from O.Fr. gobe mouthful, lump, related to gober gulp, swallow down, probably from Gaulish *gobbo (Cf. Ir. gob mouth, Gael. gob beak ). This Celtic source also seems to be root of gob mouth (mid 16c.), which… …   Etymology dictionary

  • gob — 1. n. esp. Brit. sl. the mouth. Phrases and idioms: gob stopper a very large hard sweet. Etymology: perh. f. Gael. & Ir., = beak, mouth 2. n. & v. Brit. sl. n. a clot of slimy matter. v.intr. (gobbed, gobbing) spit. Etymology: ME f. OF go(u)be… …   Useful english dictionary

  • gob|stop|per — «GOB STOP uhr», noun. British. a large, round piece of very hard candy; jawbreaker. ╂[< gob3 + stopper] …   Useful english dictionary

  • gobstopper — gobˈstopper noun A very large hard round sweet for prolonged sucking • • • Main Entry: ↑gob …   Useful english dictionary

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