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billy goat

  1. a male goat.
  2. Informal. goat(def 6).
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Historical Examples

  • Mr. Billy-Goat saw how Mr. Dog acted, and he was afraid to go in.

    Little Mr. Thimblefinger and His Queer Country

    Joel Chandler Harris

  • Mr. Billy-Goat asked Mr. Dog how he was going to get across.

  • The great-great-great-grandfather of thim all was a billy-goat.

  • A little while after came the second billy-goat Gruff to cross the bridge.

    Children's Literature

    Charles Madison Curry

  • And I did not bother myself about either the cat or the billy-goat.

British Dictionary definitions for billy goat

billy goat

  1. a male goatCompare nanny goat
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