Definitions

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  • noun a male goat; billygoat

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  • noun male goat

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He had foppish hair and a patch of fur on his chin, looking rather like a he-goat, including the smile on his face.

    Deadly

  • He had foppish hair and a patch of fur on his chin, looking rather like a he-goat, including the smile on his face.

    Deadly

  • He had foppish hair and a patch of fur on his chin, looking rather like a he-goat, including the smile on his face.

    Deadly

  • He had foppish hair and a patch of fur on his chin, looking rather like a he-goat, including the smile on his face.

    Deadly

  • He had foppish hair and a patch of fur on his chin, looking rather like a he-goat, including the smile on his face.

    Deadly

  • Granted, the idea is seductive that Greek χίμαιρα chimaira could simply be a feminine form of χίμαρος chimaros 'he-goat' and ultimately related to χεῖμα cheima 'winter' ie. 'winter goat', as in a young goat that experiences one winter, hence a one-year-old goat.

    The Chimaira chimera

  • I've been suggesting since then that it originally came from a Minoan compound *Ki-Amária meaning literally 'Three-Face' which subsequently, following the traditional etymology usually given, the name would have been corrupted by native Greek words χίμαρος 'he-goat' and χεῖμα 'winter' after being loaned from the Minoan language.

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  • Despite the distances between them, however, they clung to each other's company grimly, wordlessly coming to the help of the family whose house was blown over by the storm, anonymously leaving a young he-goat among the herd whose sire died the day before, and occasionally gathering at each other's homes for a night of tall and terrible tales or songs of loneliness and silent longing.

    Enjoyment

  • I've been suggesting since then that it originally came from a Minoan compound *Ki-Amária meaning literally 'Three-Face' which subsequently, following the traditional etymology usually given, the name would have been corrupted by native Greek words χίμαρος 'he-goat' and χεῖμα 'winter' after being loaned from the Minoan language.

    The kithara

  • May 15th, 2008 4: 49 pm ET no need to hit maccain you will never have the chance obama is the nominees you can fight with him, if he comes chasing after bill, thou we know what a randy he-goat bill is

    Clinton campaigns in SD, hits McCain on Farm Bill

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