Spellcheck.net

Definitions of goad

  1. give heart or courage to Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a pointed instrument used to prod into motion Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something; "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. goad or provoke,as by constant criticism; "He needled her with his sarcastic remarks" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. prod or urge as if with a log stick Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. urge with or as if with a goad Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. A pointed instrument used to urge on a beast; hence, any necessity that urges or stimulates. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To prick; to drive with a goad; hence, to urge forward, or to rouse by anything pungent, severe, irritating, or inflaming; to stimulate. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. A pointed stick to urge on cattle; any necessity that causes one to act. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. To urge on with, or as with, a spur; incite. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. To act as a spur or incentive. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. A sharp-pointed stick, often shod with iron, for driving oxen: a stimulus. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. To drive with a goad: to urge forward. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. Pointed stick for driving oxen, &c. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. To drive with a goad; urge on. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. To drive; stimulate; incite. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. A point set in the end of a stick for urging oxen; spur; incitement. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. A pointed instrument to urge a beast to move faster; a stimulus. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. To drive with a goad; to urge forward; to stimulate. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  20. A pointed stick used in driving oxen. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  21. To drive as with a goad; to urge forward; to rouse by anything severe or irritating; to stimulate. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  22. (Heb. malmad, only in Judges 3: : 31 ), an instrument used by ploughmen for guiding their oxen. Shamgar slew six hundred Philistines with an ox-goad. "The goad is a formidable weapon. It is sometimes ten feet long, and has a sharp point. We could now see that the feat of Shamgar was not so very wonderful as some have been accustomed to think." In 1 Samuel 13:21 , a different Hebrew word is used, dorban , meaning something pointed. The expression ( Acts 9:5 , omitted in the RSV), "It is hard for thee to kick against the pricks", i.e., against the goad, was proverbial for unavailing resistance to superior power. biblestudytools.com
  23. ( Judges 3:31 ; 1 Samuel 13:21 ) The Hebrew word in the latter passage probably means the point of the plough-share . The former word does probably refer to the goad, the long handle of which might be used as a formidable weapon. The instrument, as still used in countries of southern Europe and western Asia, consists of a rod about eight feet long, brought to a sharp point and sometimes cased with iron at the head. biblestudytools.com
  24. g[=o]d, n. a sharp-pointed stick, often shod with iron, for driving oxen: a stimulus.--v.t. to drive with a goad: to urge forward. [A.S. gád, a goad; cf. Ice. gaddr, a goad.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  25. Spiked stick used for urging cattle; thing that torments, incites, or stimulates. (Vb) urge with g.; irritate; instigate, drive, by annoyance (often on; also to do, into doing, to or into fury &c.). [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  26. n. [Anglo-Saxon] A pointed instrument to urge on a beast; hence, any thing that stimulates. Cabinet Dictionary
  27. A pointed instrument with which oxen are driven forward. Complete Dictionary

What are the misspellings for goad?

X