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goat

 (gōt)
n.
1. A domesticated ruminant mammal (Capra hircus) having backward curving horns and a beard in the male, raised for its wool, milk, and meat.
2. Any of various wild ruminant mammals of the genus Capra and related genera, including the ibexes and the wild goat (C. aegagrus) of Eurasia.
3. A lecherous man.
4. A person who is blamed for a failure or misfortune, especially a scapegoat.
5. Goat
a. See Capricorn.

[Middle English got, from Old English gāt.]

goat′ish adj.

goat

(ɡəʊt)
n
1. (Animals) any sure-footed agile bovid mammal of the genus Capra, naturally inhabiting rough stony ground in Europe, Asia, and N Africa, typically having a brown-grey colouring and a beard. Domesticated varieties (C. hircus) are reared for milk, meat, and wool.
2. (Animals) short for Rocky Mountain goat
3. informal a lecherous man
4. a bad or inferior member of any group (esp in the phrase separate the sheep from the goats)
5. short for scapegoat
6. act the goat act the giddy goat play the goat play the giddy goat to fool around
7. get someone's goat slang to cause annoyance to someone
[Old English gāt; related to Old Norse geit, Old High German geiz, Latin haedus kid]
ˈgoatˌlike adj

Goat

(ɡəʊt)
n
(Astrology) the Goat the constellation Capricorn, the tenth sign of the zodiac

goat

(goʊt)

n.
1. any agile, hollow-horned ruminant of the Old World genus Capra, of the family Bovidae, closely related to sheep, usu. native to mountainous regions, and widely distributed in domesticated varieties.
2. any of various related animals, as the Rocky Mountain goat.
3. (cap.) Capricorn (def 1).
4. a scapegoat or victim.
5. a lecherous man.
Idioms:
get someone's goat, Informal. to anger, annoy, or frustrate a person.
[before 900; Middle English got, Old English gāt, c. Old Saxon gēt, Old High German geiz, Old Norse geit, Gothic gaits; akin to Latin haedus kid]
goat′like`, adj.

goat

(gōt)
Any of various hoofed ruminant mammals related to the sheep and having hollow, curved horns and a beard. Goats are raised in many parts of the world for wool, milk, and meat.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.goat - any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight hornsgoat - any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns
horn - one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates
bovid - hollow-horned ruminants
beard - hairy growth on or near the face of certain mammals
kid - young goat
billy goat, he-goat, billy - male goat
nanny-goat, she-goat, nanny - female goat
Capra hircus, domestic goat - any of various breeds of goat raised for milk or meat or wool
wild goat - undomesticated goat
2.goat - a victim of ridicule or pranks
April fool - the butt of a prank played on April 1st
dupe, victim - a person who is tricked or swindled
3.goat - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in CapricornGoat - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Capricorn
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
astrology, star divination - a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon
4.Goat - the tenth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about December 22 to January 19

goat

noun
Related words
adjectives caprine, hircine
male billy, buck
female nanny
young kid, yeanling
collective nouns herd, tribe

goat

noun
One who is made an object of blame:
Slang: fall guy, patsy.
Translations
ماعِزمعزة
коза
kozakozel
ged
kapro
kits
vuohi
koza
kecske
kambing
geit
やぎ
염소
capercaprahircus
ožka
āziskaza
capră
capkoza
kozakozel
kozaкоза
get
แพะ
козакозелцап
con dê

goat

[gəʊt]
A. N (gen) → cabra f; (male) → chivo m, macho cabrío m
to get sb's goatfastidiar or molestar a algn
B. CPD goat cheese, goat's cheese Nqueso m de cabra

goat

[ˈgəʊt] n (= animal) → chèvre fgoat cheese nfromage m de chèvre

goat

nZiege f; (inf: = silly person) (= man)Esel m (inf); (= woman)Ziege f (inf); (= lecher)Bock m (inf); to act the goat (inf)herumalbern; to get somebody’s goat (inf)jdn auf die Palme bringen (inf)

goat

:
goatfish
n (US) → Meerbarbe f
goatherd
nZiegenhirt(in) m(f)
goat’s cheese
goatskin
nZiegenleder nt
goat’s milk
nZiegenmilch f; goat yoghurtJog(h)urt m or ntaus Ziegenmilch
goatsucker
n (US Orn) → Ziegenmelker m, → Nachtschwalbe f

goat

[gəʊt] ncapra
to act the goat (fam) → fare lo/a stupido/a
to get sb's goat (fam) → far uscire qn dai gangheri

goat

(gəut) noun
an animal of the sheep family, with horns and a long-haired coat.

goat

ماعِز koza ged Ziege κατσίκα cabra vuohi chèvre koza capra ヤギ 염소 geit geit koza cabra козел get แพะ keçi con dê 山羊

goat

n. cabra;
___ milkleche de ___.
References in classic literature ?
Bildad, say that again to me, and start my soul-bolts, but I'll--I'll--yes, I'll swallow a live goat with all his hair and horns on.
Phineas went before, springing up the rocks like a goat, with the boy in his arms.
and further instancing the known truth that in the case of animals, the young, which may be called the green fruit of the creature, is the better, all con- fessing that when a goat is ripe, his fur doth heat and sore engame his flesh, the which defect, taken in con- nection with his several rancid habits, and fulsome appetites, and godless attitudes of mind, and bilious quality of morals --"
Empress of this fair World, resplendent EVE, Easie to mee it is to tell thee all What thou commandst, and right thou shouldst be obeyd: I was at first as other Beasts that graze The trodden Herb, of abject thoughts and low, As was my food, nor aught but food discern'd Or Sex, and apprehended nothing high: Till on a day roaving the field, I chanc'd A goodly Tree farr distant to behold Loaden with fruit of fairest colours mixt, Ruddie and Gold: I nearer drew to gaze; When from the boughes a savorie odour blow'n, Grateful to appetite, more pleas'd my sense Then smell of sweetest Fenel, or the Teats Of Ewe or Goat dropping with Milk at Eevn, Unsuckt of Lamb or Kid, that tend thir play.
But =Thou= hast said, the blood of goat, The flesh of rams, I will not prize; A contrite heart, and humble thought, Are mine accepted sacrifice.
Free ingress had thus been afforded to two stray ponies, a goat, and a tramp, who lay asleep in the grass.
You'll bathe, and you'll climb trees, and you'll hunt goats, you will; and you'll get aloft on them hills like a goat yourself.
Well,' said Blockhead-Hans, 'if I can't have a horse, I will take the goat which is mine; he can carry me
If there be troutlets enough," said Don Quixote, "they will be the same thing as a trout; for it is all one to me whether I am given eight reals in small change or a piece of eight; moreover, it may be that these troutlets are like veal, which is better than beef, or kid, which is better than goat.
And it must be noted that I say of our reason, and not of our imagination or of our senses: thus, for example, although we very clearly see the sun, we ought not therefore to determine that it is only of the size which our sense of sight presents; and we may very distinctly imagine the head of a lion joined to the body of a goat, without being therefore shut up to the conclusion that a chimaera exists; for it is not a dictate of reason that what we thus see or imagine is in reality existent; but it plainly tells us that all our ideas or notions contain in them some truth; for otherwise it could not be that God, who is wholly perfect and veracious, should have placed them in us.
The fruit had fallen from the trees and lay rotting on the ground; a cow was feeding on the lawn and treading down the flowers in the borders, while a goat browsed on the shoots of the vines and munched the unripe grapes.
Twenty palm-thatched, beehive huts sheltered its black population, while a half-dozen goat skin tents in the center of the clearing housed the score of Arabs who found shelter here while, by trading and raiding, they collected the cargoes which their ships of the desert bore northward twice each year to the market of Timbuktu.