she-goat


Also found in: Thesaurus.

she-goat

n
(Animals) a female goat
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.she-goat - female goatshe-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
References in classic literature ?
The first shot I made among these creatures, I killed a she-goat, which had a little kid by her, which she gave suck to, which grieved me heartily; for when the old one fell, the kid stood stock still by her, till I came and took her up; and not only so, but when I carried the old one with me, upon my shoulders, the kid followed me quite to my enclosure; upon which I laid down the dam, and took the kid in my arms, and carried it over my pale, in hopes to have bred it up tame; but it would not eat; so I was forced to kill it and eat it myself.
Meanwhile he drove all the ewes inside, as well as the she-goats that he was going to milk, leaving the males, both rams and he-goats, outside in the yards.
In another narration, the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alaihi wa sallam, said: "There are forty kinds of virtue, the highest of which is to gift a (milch) she-goat.
1million for selling meat of the animal under the permissible age or that of the she-goat.
A subacute case of concurrent babesiosis and anaplasmosis in a she-goat.
From the she-goat Chimera story to a unicorn (sadly not moving), a big cat and even an alien.
The sculptures evoke modernist masters: A goat, its rib cage, fanciful curl of horns, and expressive pointed face all made from carefully shaped pieces of cardboard and daubed in white paint, brought to mind Picasso's She-Goat, 1950; black crows, hung from the gallery ceiling and spiraling overhead, and sunflowers recalled van Gogh.