Definitions of goat

  1. a victim of ridicule or pranks Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the tenth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about December 22 to January 19 Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Capricorn Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. A hollow-horned ruminant of the genus Capra, of several species and varieties, esp. the domestic goat (C. hircus), which is raised for its milk, flesh, and skin. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Any of numerous agile, hollow-horned ruminants of the genus Capra, closely related to the sheep. Medical Dictionary DB
  7. A small four-legged animal that is raised for its milk, flesh, and hair. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. The well-known quadruped, allied to the sheep. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. An active quadruped of the sheep family. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. A hollow horned ruminant of nearly the size of the sheep. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. A well-known ruminating quadruped, with long hair and horns. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. A well-known animal useful for its milk and flesh. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  13. There appear to be two or three varieties of the common goat, Hircus agagrus , at present bred in Palestine and Syria, but whether they are identical with those which were reared by the ancient Hebrews it is not possible to say. The most marked varieties are the Syrian goat(Capra mammorica, Linn.) and the Angora goat (Capra angorensis , Linn.), with fine long hair. As to the "wild goats," ( 1 Samuel 24:2 ; Job 39:1 ; Psalms 104:18 ) it is not at all improbable that some species of ibex is denoted. biblestudytools.com
  14. Heb. 'ez, the she-goat ( Genesis 15:9 ; 30:35 ; 31:38 ). This Hebrew word is also used for the he-goat ( Exodus 12:5 ; Leviticus 4:23 ; Numbers 28:15 ), and to denote a kid ( Genesis 38:17 Genesis 38:20 ). Hence it may be regarded as the generic name of the animal as domesticated. It literally means "strength," and points to the superior strength of the goat as compared with the sheep. biblestudytools.com
  15. Heb. 'attud, only in plural; rendered "rams" ( Genesis 31:10 Genesis 31:12 ); he-goats ( Numbers 7:17-88 ; Isaiah 1:11 ); goats ( Deuteronomy 32:14 ; Psalms 50:13 ). They were used in sacrifice ( Psalms 66:15 ). This word is used metaphorically for princes or chiefs in Isaiah 14:9 , and in Zechariah 10:3 as leaders. (Compare Jeremiah 50:8 .) biblestudytools.com
  16. Heb. gedi, properly a kid. Its flesh was a delicacy among the Hebrews ( Genesis 27:9 Genesis 27:14 Genesis 27:17 ; Judges 6:19 ). biblestudytools.com
  17. Heb. sa'ir, meaning the "shaggy," a hairy goat, a he-goat ( 2 Chronicles 29:23 ); "a goat" ( Leviticus 4:24 ); "satyr" ( Isaiah 13:21 ); "devils" ( Leviticus 17:7 ). It is the goat of the sin-offering ( Leviticus 9:3 Leviticus 9:15 ; 10:16 ). biblestudytools.com
  18. Heb. tsaphir, a he-goat of the goats ( 2 Chronicles 29:21 ). In Dan 8:5,8it is used as a symbol of the Macedonian empire. biblestudytools.com
  19. Heb. tayish, a "striker" or "butter," rendered "he-goat" ( Genesis 30:35 ; 32:14 ). biblestudytools.com
  20. Heb. 'azazel (q.v.), the "scapegoat" ( Leviticus 16:8 Leviticus 16:10 Leviticus 16:26 ). biblestudytools.com
  21. There are two Hebrew words used to denote the undomesticated goat:, Yael , only in plural mountain goats ( 1 Samuel 24:2 ; Job 39:1 ; Ps.104:18). It is derived from a word meaning "to climb." It is the ibex, which abounded in the mountainous parts of Moab. And 'akko , only in Deuteronomy 14:5 , the wild goat. Goats are mentioned in the New Testament in Matthew 25:32 Matthew 25:33 ; Hebrews 9:12 Hebrews 9:13 Hebrews 9:19 ; 10:4 . They represent oppressors and wicked men ( Ezekiel 34:17 ; 39:18 ; Matthew 25:33 ). Several varieties of the goat were familiar to the Hebrews. They had an important place in their rural economy on account of the milk they afforded and the excellency of the flesh of the kid. They formed an important part of pastoral wealth ( Genesis 31:10 Genesis 31:12 Genesis 32:14 ; 1 Samuel 25:2 ). These dictionary topics are fromM.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible DictionaryBibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Goat". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". . biblestudytools.com
  22. g[=o]t, n. the well-known quadruped, allied to the sheep.--ns. GOAT'CH[=A]FER, the dor or dung-beetle; GOAT[=EE]', a beard left on the chin, while the rest of the face is shaven; GOAT'-HERD, one who tends goats.--adj. GOAT'ISH, resembling a goat, esp. in smell: lustful: wanton.--ns. GOAT'ISHNESS; GOAT'-MOTH, a large moth common throughout Europe and Asia, having a thick heavy body, and measuring three inches or more across the wings; GOAT'S'-BEARD, GOAT'S'-RUE, GOAT'S'-THORN, names of plants; GOAT'SKIN, the skin of the goat, leather made from it; GOAT'SUCKER, a kind of swallow erroneously thought to suck goats. [A.S. gát; Ger. geiss, Dut. geit.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  23. Hardy lively wanton strong-smelling usu. horned& bearded ruminant quadruped (sheep& gg., the good& the wicked, see Matt. xxv. 32, 33); (I.) sub-family to which g. belongs; zodiacal sign Capricorn (G-); licentious person; play the GIDDY g.; g.-god, Pan; goatherd, one who tends gg.; goat\'s-beard, meadowsweet, also salsify; goatskin, (garment, bottle, made of) skin of g.; goatsucker, nightjar; goat\'s wool, non-existent thing. Hence goatish, goaty, aa., goatishly adv., goatishness n. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  24. n. [Anglo-Saxon, Latin] A mammiferous quadruped having cloven hoofs, and chewing the cud. It is allied to the sheep. Cabinet Dictionary
  25. An animal that seems a middle species between deer and sheep. Complete Dictionary

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