nanny-goat


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Noun1.nanny-goat - female goatnanny-goat - female goat        
udder, bag - mammary gland of bovids (cows and sheep and goats)
caprine animal, goat - any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns
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nanny-goat

(ˈnӕnigəut) noun
a female goat.
References in classic literature ?
She now jumped out of bed, flew to her mother; with her arms round her neck, and pulling her by the beard, said, "Good morrow, my own sweet nanny-goat of a mother.
From Andersen comes another finely reproduced John Yeoman and Quentin Blake creation Beatrice and Vanessa (74) with a ewe and nanny-goat taking a holiday from their usual everyday field and narrowly avoiding very bad company; 5,99 [pounds sterling], 978 1 84939 269 3.
But when he went to answer the phone, the nanny-goat ate the lot.