Goaves
Goaves \Goaves\ (g[=o]vz), n. pl. [See {Goaf}, n.] (Mining) Old workings. See {Goaf}. --Raymond. [1913 Webster]

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  • Goaves — Goaf Goaf; n.; pl. {Goafs}or {Goaves}. [Cf. 1st {Gob}.] (Mining) That part of a mine from which the mineral has been partially or wholly removed; the waste left in old workings; called also {gob} . [1913 Webster] {To work the goaf} or {To work… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • goaves — /gohvz/, n. Mining. pl. of goaf. * * * goaves «gohvz», noun. a plural of goaf …   Useful english dictionary

  • goaves — /gohvz/, n. Mining. pl. of goaf. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Goaf — Goaf; n.; pl. {Goafs}or {Goaves}. [Cf. 1st {Gob}.] (Mining) That part of a mine from which the mineral has been partially or wholly removed; the waste left in old workings; called also {gob} . [1913 Webster] {To work the goaf} or {To work the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Goafs — Goaf Goaf; n.; pl. {Goafs}or {Goaves}. [Cf. 1st {Gob}.] (Mining) That part of a mine from which the mineral has been partially or wholly removed; the waste left in old workings; called also {gob} . [1913 Webster] {To work the goaf} or {To work… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gob — Goaf Goaf; n.; pl. {Goafs}or {Goaves}. [Cf. 1st {Gob}.] (Mining) That part of a mine from which the mineral has been partially or wholly removed; the waste left in old workings; called also {gob} . [1913 Webster] {To work the goaf} or {To work… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To work the goaf — Goaf Goaf; n.; pl. {Goafs}or {Goaves}. [Cf. 1st {Gob}.] (Mining) That part of a mine from which the mineral has been partially or wholly removed; the waste left in old workings; called also {gob} . [1913 Webster] {To work the goaf} or {To work… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To work the gob — Goaf Goaf; n.; pl. {Goafs}or {Goaves}. [Cf. 1st {Gob}.] (Mining) That part of a mine from which the mineral has been partially or wholly removed; the waste left in old workings; called also {gob} . [1913 Webster] {To work the goaf} or {To work… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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