Definition of Goatlings

1. Noun. (plural of goatling) ¹



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Definition of Goatlings

1. goatling [n] - See also: goatling

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Goatlings

goatherd
goatherder
goatherders
goatherds
goathood
goatier
goatiest
goating
goatings
goatish
goatishly
goatishness
goatlike
goatling
goatlings (current term)
goatly
goatmilk
goatpox
goatpox virus
goatproof
goats
goats' milk
goatsbeard
goatsbeards
goatsfoot
goatskin
goatskins
goatsucker
goatsuckers

Literary usage of Goatlings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"But if some man, mure hardy than the rest, Should dare attack these goatlings in their nest; At once they rise with impotence of rage, Whet their small ..."

2. A History of Philosophy: From Thales to the Present Time by Friedrich Ueberweg, George Sylvester Morris, Henry Boynton Smith, Noah Porter, Vincenzo Botta (1891)
"... and any interpretation of - Catharsis," which Includes in its conception the notion of " purification," "refinement,'1 "emancipation from tbe goatlings ..."

3. An English Miscellany: Presented to Dr. Furnivall in Honour of His Seventy by William Paton Ker, Frederick James Furnivall, Arthur Sampson Napier, Walter William Skeat (1901)
"Partes meae sunt quatuor—Dame Grammar saith, saith she, In Martian of the goatlings (full quaintly writeth he !), Litterae, Litteratura, Litteratus ..."

4. Tait's Edinburgh Magazine by William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone (1850)
"... that all the milk they could supply was barely sufficient to satisfy the cravings of their goatlings, whose claims were, of course, preferred to ours. ..."

5. Cyclopaedia of Commercial and Business Anecdotes: Comprising Interesting by Richard Miller Devens (1865)
"goatlings also retain their sign of the three squirrels, and Strahan, Paul & Co., the sign of the golden anchor. The three gilt balls so commonly hung out ..."

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