uncouth, lubberly ...Bk1886 Eng. dial.
1. (also GOBLIN, GUBBINS) an unintelligent, uneducated, or ignorant person; a fool, an idiot, a blockhead; a greedy, clownish person, a country fellow ...1740 Eng. dial.
2. waste material from a coal mine, especially waste material used to fill an empty space from which coal has been extracted ...1811 Eng. dial. rare
3. a receptacle for any kind of waste goods ...Bk1876 Eng. dial.
4. a spoiled child ...Bk1886 Eng. dial.
of obscure origin
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1740 - see EXAMPLE below
"...Boh th' gobbin nere consithert at hangin wuldo be coed good spwort by onybody i'ther senses, an wur enoof fort edge a finer mon's teeth thin mine..."
From: A View of the Lancashire Dialect; by way of Dialogue between Tummus o'Williams, o'Margit o'Roaphs, and Meary o'Dicks, o'Tummy o'Petty's
- Tim Bobbin (pseudonym)