goaf [gohf] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural goaves. Mining.

  1. gob1(def 3).

Origin of goaf First recorded in 1830–40; origin uncertain Examples from the Web for goaf Historical Examples of goaf

  • The nearer we get to the goaf (waste ground), the more likely we are to get crushed.

    The Boy With the U.S. Miners

    Francis Rolt-Wheeler

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