- a female goat.
Origin of nanny goat
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One of these rays dazzled the eyes, and another kissed the lips of a Nanny-goat.The Lonely Island
"Gladly will I, sister," said honest Nanny-goat, thinking no evil of her friend.
Sure I knowed the ould Yahoo hadn't the price of a nanny-goat.The Turn of the Road
And hang not knowing, anyway, just what nanny-goat's milk would do for a typhoid patient!The Sick-a-Bed Lady
Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
But the Tigress was jealous of her friend the Nanny-goat, because Nanny had four young ones, while she had only two.
- a female goatCompare billy goat
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