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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Having forfeited his two front teeth to Gobstoppers, Now 'N' Laters and yards upon yards of Nerds Rope, McKay has little left to lose in the looks department, which might be why his best friend is his beloved hellhound Dewey, always by his side, dropping rail-side dumps as readily as Shaun drops the hammers.
Hubba Bubba, Hershey's, Smarties and Gobstoppers were cool and all but there was no way your childhood could've been lit unless you raided a desikhokaor your school canteen for locally produced candies.
And the gobstoppers were purchased from a high street sweet shop in Eccleshall, near Stafford, research suggests.
Sherbet Lemons jostled for shelf space with multi-coloured Pear Drops with their acid bite, and they in turn with gobstoppers as big as our fists, Rhubarb and Custard, American Hard Gums, Dolly Mixtures, Cherry Lips, Sour Grape chewing gums that had you spitting purple, bonbons dusted white or yellow, Flying Saucers, and jars of sherbet in a half dozen vivid colours.
Hope there's no need for gobstoppers! DAVID CHARTERS ECHO COLUMNIST
Vodafone and Gobstoppers are the latest stores to close - leaving 14 empty outlets at the shopping centre above New Street Station.
At the last Ryder Cup in America a bookmaking firm flew over 1,000 over-sized gobstoppers to silence the heckling of over-sized Americans.
Get ready to take a trip with Charlie and Granpa Joe as they are immersed in a world of delicious chocolate fudge-mallow delights, juicy rainbow drops and tasty everlasting gobstoppers.
Ian Flitcroft If your Brussels sprouts are like gobstoppers and your roast potatoes are mush, this Foodie's Guide To A Millionaire's Christmas Feast is the answer to your culinary woes.
Be very old with me' and the image of the photograph on the cell phone as 'a mobile shrine' appear at intervals among poems about gobstoppers and '1977' and 'trucks that roar in/out of the night at 2.am/like giant barns on wheels' while, all the time, 'Your shirts are all washed and pressed/waiting for you/waiting for me/to open the wardrobe door'.