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gob

noun [C] uk   /ɡɒb/ us    /ɡɑːb/ UK slang
a mouthThe mouth and throat keep your gob shut UK to not say anything: You'd better keep your gob shut about what happened.Falling silent and not speaking

gob

verb [I] uk   /ɡɒb/ us    /ɡɑːb/ (-bb-) UK slang
to spitBodily fluids and their productionUrine and urinating
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