Definition of Goats
1. Noun. (plural of goat) ¹
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Definition of Goats
1. goat [n] - See also: goat
Medical Definition of Goats
1. Any of numerous agile, hollow-horned ruminants of the genus capra, closely related to the sheep. (12 Dec 1998)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Goats
Literary usage of Goats
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"goats are browsers by nature, and there is no vegetation they will eat in preference to leaves and twigs of bushes. The Angora has been used in many parts ..."
2. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"MATERIALS AND METHODS goats. Some of the goats used were from the Compton ... RESULTS Further Intracerebral Passage of Scrapie through goats Pattison et al. ..."
3. A Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Smith, John Mee Fuller (1893)
"These goats ry large, with long hair, generally blaek. ... goats formed an important item in the wealth of the Patriarchs, and were used for food and for ..."
4. English Colonies in America by John Andrew Doyle (1889)
"The quantity of underwood must have made the wool crop Sheep a poor one> arld sheep could not be expected to thrive and goats. in aj^ew England winter, ..."
5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Milch goats.— No one has attempted to state how many breeds of milch goats there are in the world; one writer says that there are no less than 16 in ..."
6. Preventive medicine and hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau (1917)
"in Malta during 1904 and 1905 has convinced Horrocks that men are more susceptible than monkeys and goats. Shaw's work on ambulatory cases of malta fever ..."