goat

Part of speech: noun

A hollow horned ruminant of nearly the size of the sheep.

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Usage examples "goat":

  1. However, he pulled the cat's tail and the cat became a dog, and when he pulled the dog's the dog became a goat; and so it went on till he got to a cow. - "Moonshine & Clover", Laurence Housman.
  2. This, after the twelve doti received as muhongo from the caravans, I thought, was rather sore; but as he was about to present me with a sheep or goat another shukka would not matter much. - "How I Found Livingstone", Sir Henry M. Stanley.
  3. " I wish we had a goat," said Freddie, when the ride was almost over. - "The Bobbsey Twins in a Great City", Laura Lee Hope.