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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Gaulish *gobbos, from Proto-Celtic *gobbos (muzzle, snout, beak), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵoph₃o- (eat, masticate (of animals)).[1]

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VerbEdit

gober[2]

  1. to swallow whole
  2. (figuratively) to believe easily, without evidence; to buy
  3. (France, slang) to ingest drugs, especially ecstasy or LSD.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*gobbo-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, ISBN 978-90-04-17336-1, page 164
  2. ^ gober” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).