Nanny goat

Nanny goat
Nanny Nan"ny, n. 1. A diminutive of Ann or Anne, the proper name. [1913 Webster]

{Nanny goat}, a female goat. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • nanny goat — n. [see NANNY] a female goat …   English World dictionary

  • nanny goat — nanny ,goat noun count a female goat. A male goat is called a billy goat …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nanny goat — n a female goat →↑billy goat …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nanny goat — noun see nanny * * * a female goat. [1780 90 NANNY] * * * nanny goat UK US noun [countable] [singular nanny goat plural nanny goats] a female goat. A male goat is called a …   Useful english dictionary

  • nanny goat — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms nanny goat : singular nanny goat plural nanny goats a female goat. A male goat is called a billy goat …   English dictionary

  • Nanny Goat — I Australian Slang tote (rhyming slang) II Cockney Rhyming Slang 1. Throat Get that down your nanny 2. Boat I took my nanny out on the river. 3. Coat Put your nannies on it s taters out. III Rasta Dictionary What sweet nanny goat a go run him… …   English dialects glossary

  • nanny goat — /ˈnæni goʊt/ (say nanee goht) noun a female goat. Also, nanny goat …   Australian English dictionary

  • nanny goat — nan′ny goat n. ahb. a female goat • Etymology: 1780–90; nanny, or generic use of the feminine personal name Nanny …   From formal English to slang

  • nanny-goat — noun female goat • Syn: ↑nanny, ↑she goat • Hypernyms: ↑goat, ↑caprine animal • Part Meronyms: ↑udder, ↑bag …   Useful english dictionary

  • nanny goat — noun Etymology: Nanny, nickname for Anne Date: 1788 a female domestic goat …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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