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- n. Alternative spelling of nanny goat.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A female goat.
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- n. female goat
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The rest I left behind: basin, axe, machete, nanny-goat and the other tools for work.
The best that had been found so far was a nanny-goat with her kid.
At length, in the afternoon, the old woman noticed this particular nanny-goat stealing off by herself away from the herd and she at once went after her.
One evening the old woman was astonished to find that her very best nanny-goat returned without a drop of milk.
In the Böhmerwald she goes round the village in the form of a nanny-goat with horns, gives fruit to the good children, and threatens to rip open the belly of the naughty.
Then there were three horses in the stable, and two cows, and hens and chickens, and a bearded nanny-goat, besides a little pink-eyed rabbit, who darted about the lawn, with a blue ribbon around his snowy neck.
Scrub the wife every day, teach the nanny-goat how to lay,
Just thin Dorsey's nanny-goat that died next year put her head through th 'dure.
Salter's balance, the "New York Observer," the bow and arrows, a Nuremberg nanny-goat, Rose's watering-pot, and the magnetic fishes, which gravely circled round and round them slowly and made the petty zodiac of their petty world.
[Page 72] there were any little girls like herself, and if they picked berries, and had such a dear old black nanny-goat as hers, that gave milk for her supper, and now had two little black kids, its babies.