Godwit to Goldseed
(God"wit) n. [Prob. from AS. gd good + wiht creature, wight.] (Zoöl.) One of several species
of long-billed, wading birds of the genus Limosa, and family Tringidæ. The European black- tailed godwit
the American marbled godwit the Hudsonian godwit and others, are valued as game birds. Called also
(Go"el) a. [Cf. Yellow. &radic49.] Yellow. [Obs.] Tusser.
(||Go`ë`land") n. [F. goëland.] (Zoöl.) A white tropical tern
(||Go`ë`min") n. [F. goëmon seaweed.] A complex mixture of several substances extracted from
(Go"en) p. p. of Go. [Obs.]
(Go"er) n. [From Go.] One who, or that which, goes; a runner or walker; as: (a) A foot. [Obs.]
Chapman. (b) A horse, considered in reference to his gait; as, a good goer; a safe goer.
This antechamber has been filled with comers and goers.Macaulay.
(Go"e*ty) n. [Gr. witchcraft, from to bewitch, sorcerer: cf. F. goétie.] Invocation of evil spirits; witchcraft.
(Goff) n. [Cf. F. goffe ill- made, awkward, It. goffo, Sp. gofo, Prov. G. goff a blockhead, Gr.
stupid.] A silly clown. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.
(Goff), n. A game. See Golf. [Scot.] Halliwell.
(Gof"fer) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Goffered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Goffering.] [See Gauffer.] To plait,
flute, or crimp. See Gauffer. Clarke.
(Gog) n. [Cf. agog, F. gogue sprightliness, also W. gogi to agitate, shake.] Haste; ardent desire
to go. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl.
(Gog"gle) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Goggled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Goggling ] [Cf. Ir. & Gael. gog a
nod, slight motion.] To roll the eyes; to stare.
And wink and goggle like an owl.Hudibras.
(Gog"gle), a. Full and rolling, or staring; said of the eyes.
The long, sallow vissage, the goggle eyes.Sir W. Scott.
(Gog"gle), n. [See Goggle, v. i.]
1. A strained or affected rolling of the eye.
2. pl. (a) A kind of spectacles with short, projecting eye tubes, in the front end of which are fixed
plain glasses for protecting the eyes from cold, dust, etc. (b) Colored glasses for relief from intense
light. (c) A disk with a small aperture, to direct the sight forward, and cure squinting. (d) Any screen
or cover for the eyes, with or without a slit for seeing through.
(Gog"gled) a. Prominent; staring, as the eye.
(Gog"gle-eye`) n. (Zoöl.) (a) One of two or more species of American fresh-water fishes of
the family Centrarchidæ, esp. Chænobryttus antistius, of Lake Michigan and adjacent waters, and Ambloplites
rupestris, of the Great Lakes and Mississippi Valley; so called from their prominent eyes. (b) The