Billy goat

Billy goat
Billy goat \Bil"ly goat`\ A male goat. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

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

  • billy goat — ► NOUN ▪ a male goat. ORIGIN from Billy, familiar form of the given name William …   English terms dictionary

  • billy goat — n. [< the nickname Billy] a male goat …   English World dictionary

  • billy goat — n a male goat used especially by or to children →↑nanny goat …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Billy Goat — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Billy Goat peut désigner : Billy Goat, un des pseudonymes de Billy Linich (né en 1940), photographe américain, plus connuu sous le nom de Billy Name; …   Wikipédia en Français

  • billy goat — noun male goat • Syn: ↑billy, ↑he goat • Hypernyms: ↑goat, ↑caprine animal * * * noun, pl ⋯ goats [count] : a male goat compare ↑nanny goat * * * ˈbilly goat …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • billy goat — [[t]bɪ̱li goʊt[/t]] billy goats N COUNT A billy goat is a male goat …   English dictionary

  • Billy Goat — Cockney Rhyming Slang Throat I ve got a sore billy goat …   English dialects glossary

  • billy goat — Synonyms and related words: billy, boar, bubbly jock, buck, bull, bullock, chanticleer, cock, cockerel, doe, doeling, dog, drake, entire, entire horse, gander, goat, gobbler, hart, he goat, kid, mountain goat, nanny, nanny goat, peacock, ram,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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