goat


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  • noun

Synonyms for goat

one who is made an object of blame

Synonyms for goat

any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns

a victim of ridicule or pranks

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Capricorn

the tenth sign of the zodiac

References in classic literature ?
Now Blockhead-Hans came in; he rode his goat right into the hall.
For a long, hot, gaunt month he and his little troop had scoured the places of the desert waste in search of a band of marauders to the sin-stained account of which were charged innumerable thefts of camels, horses, and goats, as well as murders enough to have sent the whole unsavory gang to the guillotine several times over.
At every step that Edmond took he disturbed the lizards glittering with the hues of the emerald; afar off he saw the wild goats bounding from crag to crag.
Its wool alone gives a resemblance to the sheep; it is more properly of the flesh is said to have a musty flavor; some have thought the fleece might be valuable, as it is said to be as fine as that of the goat Cashmere, but it is not to be procured in sufficient quantities.
And he runned away for to look for the Goat, oo know.
There wasn't a single goat about to keep me in countenance.
Soon afterwards the old goat came home again from the forest.
And, seating herself, she gracefully presented her tambourine to the goat.
He saw the battle from the ground, from Prospect Park and from Goat Island, whither he fled.
If you ask your mother whether she knew about Peter Pan when she was a little girl she will say, "Why, of course, I did, child," and if you ask her whether he rode on a goat in those days she will say, "What a foolish question to ask; certainly he did.
One basket out of every three of corn was theirs, one fish out of every three, one goat out of every three.
Let that monster go away and I will soon let you know what is the respective strength of a Goat and a Bull.
High on the rock stood a little Goat bleating and calling and beckoning to the Marionette to come to her.
I could have shot as many as I pleased, but was very sparing of my powder and shot, and therefore had more mind to kill a she-goat if I could, which I could better feed on; and though there were many goats here, more than on my side the island, yet it was with much more difficulty that I could come near them, the country being flat and even, and they saw me much sooner than when I was on the hills.
This time, if I have any eye-sight, they have pecked down trouble for themselves, for Baloo is no fledgling and Bagheera can, as I know, kill more than goats.