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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gove \Gove\ (g[=o]v), n. [Also goaf, goof, goff.] A mow; a rick for hay. [Obs.] --Tusser. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Goaf \Goaf\; n.; pl. Goafsor 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 gob, to remove the pillars of mineral matter previously left to support the roof, and replace them with props. --Ure. [1913 Webster]