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nanny goat

noun
1.
a female goat.
Origin of nanny goat
1780-1790
1780-90 nanny
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  • Now the nanny goat went out every morning to the pasture, leaving her twin kids in the cave.

    The Women of the Arabs Henry Harris Jessup
  • That don't bother me any more than it does a mountain to serve as a background for a nanny goat and a pair of sore-eyed mules!

    The Red Acorn John McElroy
British Dictionary definitions for nanny goat

nanny goat

noun
1.
a female goat Compare billy goat
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