Goat fig(Bot.), the wild fig.Goat house. (a) A place for keeping goats. (b) A brothel. [Obs.] — Goat moth(Zoöl.), any moth of the genus Cossus, esp. the large European species (C. ligniperda), the larva of which burrows in oak and willow trees, and requires three years to mature. It exhales an odor like that of the he-goat.Goat weed(Bot.), a scrophulariaceous plant, of the genus Capraria (C. biflora).Goat's bane(Bot.), a poisonous plant bearing pale yellow flowers, introduced from Switzerland into England; wolfsbane.Goat's beard(Bot.), a plant of the genus Tragopogon; — so named from the long silky beard of the seeds. One species is the salsify or oyster plant.Goat's foot(Bot.), a kind of wood sorrel (Oxalis caprina) growing at the Cape of Good Hope.Goat's rue (Bot.), a leguminous plant (Galega officinalis of Europe, or Tephrosia Virginiana in the United States).Goat's thorn(Bot.), a thorny leguminous plant found in the Levant.Goat's wheat(Bot.), the genus Tragopyrum

(Goat`ee") n. A part of a man's beard on the chin or lower lip which is allowed to grow, and trimmed so as to resemble the beard of a goat.

(Goat"fish`) n. (Zoöl.) A fish of the genus Upeneus, inhabiting the Gulf of Mexico. It is allied to the surmullet.

(Goat"herd`) n. One who tends goats. Spenser.

(Goat"ish), a. Characteristic of a goat; goatlike.

Give your chaste body up to the embraces
Of goatish lust.

Goat"ish*ly, adv.Goat"ish*ness, n.

(Goat"like`) a. Like a goat; goatish.

(Goat"skin`) n. The skin of a goat, or leather made from it.a. Made of the skin of a goat.

(Goat"suck`er) n. (Zoöl.) One of several species of insectivorous birds, belonging to Caprimulgus and allied genera, esp. the European species (Caprimulgus Europæus); — so called from the mistaken notion that it sucks goats. The European species is also goat-milker, goat owl, goat chaffer, fern owl, night hawk, nightjar, night churr, churr-owl, gnat hawk, and dorhawk.

(Goaves) n. pl. [See Goaf, n.] (Mining) Old workings. See Goaf. Raymond.

(Gob) n. [Cf. Goaf.] (Mining) Same as Goaf.

(Gob), n. [OF. gob morsel; cf. F. gobe, gobbe, a poisoned morsel, poison ball, gobet a piece swallowed, gober to swallow greedily and without tasting; cf. Gael. & Ir. gob mouth, snout, W. gwp a bird's head and neck. Cf. Gobble, Job, n.]

1. A little mass or collection; a small quantity; a mouthful. [Low] L'Estrange.

2. The mouth. [Prov. Eng.or Low] Wright.

(Gob"bet) n. [OE. & F. gobet. See 2d Gob.] A mouthful; a lump; a small piece. Spenser.

[He] had broken the stocks to small gobbets.

(Gob"bet), v. t. To swallow greedily; to swallow in gobbets. [Low] L'Estrange.

(Gob"bet*ly), adv. In pieces. [Obs.] Huloet.


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