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Definition of Goatling
1. a young goat [n -S]
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Literary usage of Goatling
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Registers of St. Paul's Cathedral by St. Paul's Cathedral (London, England), John William Clay (1899)
"goatling, Sacrist. David Stirling, batchelor, & Hannah Parsley, Spinster, ... Church ye 26th day of September 1728 ; by me Henry goatling, Sacrist. ..."
2. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1907)
"The February kid he should retain, also the full-grown goat; the goatling he should sell, also its kid, unless he prefers using it for the table. ..."
3. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1889): ...edited by Sir by George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1890)
"John goatling, the celebrate'! bass singer, then at Canterbury, shows that he ... goatling was appointed a gentleman extraordinary of the Chapel Royal Feb. ..."
4. Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprising Biographical by John Nichols (1815)
"I have talked with my neighbour Mr. goatling, and he can tell me of no View of the ... Mr. goatling tells me, that there was a very tine Saxon door at St. ..."