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 Meanings and Examples of GOAT
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goat
 n.  an animal related to sheep that usually has horns and a beard
Classic Sentence: (39 in 3 pages)
1  Then the fox got up behind; and presently the wolf, the bear, the goat, and all the beasts of the wood, came and climbed upon the hearse.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE ADVENTURES OF CHANTICLEER AND PARTLET
2  There was once upon a time an old goat who had seven little kids, and loved them with all the love of a mother for her children.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE WOLF AND THE SEVEN LITTLE KIDS
3  Soon afterwards the old goat came home again from the forest.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE WOLF AND THE SEVEN LITTLE KIDS
4  Gretel presents Hans with a young goat.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In CLEVER HANS
5  Hans takes the goat, ties its legs, and puts it in his pocket.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In CLEVER HANS
6  A wild goat had passed before the mouth of the cave, and was feeding at a little distance.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
7  She gave him a goat skin full of black wine, and another larger one of water; she also gave him a wallet full of provisions, and found him in much good meat.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK V
8  Here in Ithaca he runs even large flocks of goats on the far end of the island, and they are in the charge of excellent goat herds.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XIV
9  Each one of these sends the suitors the best goat in the flock every day.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XIV
10  He also took the skin of a large and well fed goat, and a javelin in case of attack from men or dogs.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XIV
11  Ulysses hailed this as of good omen, and Antinous set a great goat's paunch before him filled with blood and fat.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVIII
12  After the horses came Muriel, the white goat, and Benjamin, the donkey.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter I
13  Muriel, the goat, could read somewhat better than the dogs, and sometimes used to read to the others in the evenings from scraps of newspaper which she found on the rubbish heap.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter III
14  We rushed over the brow of the hill, and there was our man running with great speed down the other side, springing over the stones in his way with the activity of a mountain goat.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr. ...
15  They own one goat out of every thirty that they tend.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—CRAVATTE
Example Sentence:
1  If the beard were all, the goat might preach.
2  The young goat was just beginning to grow horns.
3  They staked the goat in the back yard.
4  The goat fell dead immediately when we shot it.
5  In those days people might sacrifice a goat or sheep to propitiate an angry god.
6  The goat leaped surely from rock to rock.
7  Vultures had pecked out the dead goat's eyes.
8  Her big brother's teasing used to infuriate Margaret; no matter how hard she tried to keep her temper, he always got her goat.
9  We saw the tiger pouncing on a goat.
10  You have no goats, and yet you sell kids.
11  The time had come to drive the goats homeward.