gobstopper


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gobstopper

(ˈɡɒbˌstɒpə)
n
(Cookery) Brit a large hard sweet consisting of different coloured concentric layers that are revealed as it is sucked

gobstopper

jawbreaker
Translations

gobstopper

nRiesenbonbon m or nt (mit verschiedenen Farbschichten)
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and SnoCaps, as well as local sugar brands such as SweeTarts, LaffyTaffy, Nerds, FunDip, PixyStix, Gobstopper, BottleCaps, Spree and Runts.
Roald Work is also under way to turn a former sweetshop - now a Chinese takeaway - in Cardiff, that inspired some of the author's most famous plots, into a holiday rental, where book-lovers can imagine the scene of a childhood prank; Dahl supposedly put a dead mouse in a gobstopper jar at Mrs Pratchett's sweet shop on Llandaff high street.
Roald Work is also under way to turn a former sweetshop in Cardiff, that inspired some of the author's most famous plots, into a holiday rental, where book-lovers can imagine the scene of a childhood prank; Dahl supposedly put a dead mouse in a gobstopper jar at Mrs Pratchett's sweet shop on Llandaff high street.
Like a gobstopper which reveals different levels as you dissolve it, these slowly release nutrients and give months of feeding.
Like a gobstopper that reveals different levels as you dissolve it, these slowly release nutrients and give months of feeding.
They were around 75 per cent larger than the average gobstopper - because Americans are around 75 per cent larger than the average golf fan.
Like a gobstopper that reveals different levels as you suck it, these slowly release nutrients and give months of feeding.
Gone are the days of the gobstopper, he thought, everything has gotten so easy for kids nowadays that they no longer have to suck or chew, they simply spray.
Other items included were an 'Edward Scissorhands' costume worn by Johnny Depp that sold for 86,100 dollars and an Everlasting Gobstopper used in the 1971 movie 'Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory' that sold for 49,200 dollars.
The automobiles are extremely petite and I think that they might have an edible candy gobstopper shell.
Tidmans Confectioners of Guilford, who also trade under the Confidential Candy Company, have developed an old favourite, the gobstopper.
Nothing could last longer than a gobstopper, half as big as a snooker ball, sucked from its pink shell through multicoloured layers to the seed in the middle.