from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A usually electrified prod designed for driving cattle.
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- n. A stick designed to goad cows, steers, and similar animals in order to prompt them to move in a desired direction, now usually electrified to administer a stimulating shock to the animal.
- n. Something used to goad or push someone to act.
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