nanny goat


Definition of nanny goat

: a female goat

Examples of nanny goat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Whether sharing tales handed down from her grandparents' farm or evocatively describing a field of wheat, her nanny goat or pet dogs and cats, Hill wrote much of it down. James Walsh, Star Tribune, 15 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of nanny goat

1758, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nanny goat

Nanny, nickname for Anne

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The first known use of nanny goat was in 1758

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“Nanny goat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of nanny goat

: a female goat

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Kids Definition of nanny goat

: a female goat

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