goat vs sheep

goat sheep

Definitions

  • 1) A mammal, of the genus Capra.
  • 2) informal A scapegoat.
  • 3) slang A lecherous man.
  • 4) informal A scapegoat.
  • 5) slang A lecherous man.
  • 6) A lecherous man.
  • 7) A person who is blamed for a failure or misfortune, especially a scapegoat.
  • 8) A domesticated ruminant mammal (Capra hircus) having backward curving horns and a beard in the male, raised for its wool, milk, and meat.
  • 9) Any of various wild ruminant mammals of the genus Capra and related genera, including the ibexes and the wild goat (C. aegagrus) of Eurasia.
  • 10) (Zoöl.) any moth of the genus Cossus, esp. the large European species (Cossus ligniperda), the larva of which burrows in oak and willow trees, and requires three years to mature. It exhales an odor like that of the he-goat.
  • 11) (Bot.) a thorny leguminous plant (Astragalus Tragacanthus), found in the Levant.
  • 12) (Bot.) a thorny leguminous plant (Astragalus Tragacanthus), found in the Levant.
  • 13) [Obs.] A brothel.
  • 14) (Zoöl.) A hollow-horned ruminant of the genus Capra, of several species and varieties, esp. the domestic goat (Capra hircus), which is raised for its milk, flesh, and skin.
  • 15) (Bot.) the genus Tragopyrum (now referred to Atraphaxis).
  • 16) (Bot.) the wild fig.
  • 17) (Bot.) the wild fig.
  • 18) (Bot.) a kind of wood sorrel (Oxalis caprina) growing at the Cape of Good Hope.
  • 19) (Zoöl) one of several species of antelopes, which in some respects resemble a goat, having recurved horns, a stout body, large hoofs, and a short, flat tail, as the goral, thar, mazame, and chikara.
  • 20) (Zoöl) one of several species of antelopes, which in some respects resemble a goat, having recurved horns, a stout body, large hoofs, and a short, flat tail, as the goral, thar, mazame, and chikara.
  • 21) (Bot.) a scrophulariaceous plant, of the genus Capraria (Capraria biflora).
  • 22) (Bot.) a poisonous plant (Aconitum Lucoctonum), bearing pale yellow flowers, introduced from Switzerland into England; wolfsbane.
  • 23) (Bot.) a poisonous plant (Aconitum Lucoctonum), bearing pale yellow flowers, introduced from Switzerland into England; wolfsbane.
  • 24) [Obs.] A brothel.
  • 25) (Zoöl.) A hollow-horned ruminant of the genus Capra, of several species and varieties, esp. the domestic goat (Capra hircus), which is raised for its milk, flesh, and skin.
  • 26) (Bot.) a kind of wood sorrel (Oxalis caprina) growing at the Cape of Good Hope.
  • 27) (Bot.) a leguminous plant (Galega officinalis of Europe, or Tephrosia Virginiana in the United States).
  • 28) (Zoöl.) any moth of the genus Cossus, esp. the large European species (Cossus ligniperda), the larva of which burrows in oak and willow trees, and requires three years to mature. It exhales an odor like that of the he-goat.
  • 29) (Bot.) a leguminous plant (Galega officinalis of Europe, or Tephrosia Virginiana in the United States).
  • 30) (Bot.) a scrophulariaceous plant, of the genus Capraria (Capraria biflora).
  • 31) (Bot.) the genus Tragopyrum (now referred to Atraphaxis).
  • 32) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Capricorn
  • 33) the tenth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about December 22 to January 19
  • 34) any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns
  • 35) a victim of ridicule or pranks
  • 36) Another spelling of gote.
  • 37) plural In zoology, the Caprinœ as a subfamily of Bovidœ or Antilopidœ. There are several genera and species. See Ægocerus, Capra, Hemitragus, Kemas.
  • 38) Same as goatskin, 2.
  • 39) A stepping-stone.
  • 40) A horned ruminant quadruped of the genus Capra (Or Hircus).
  • 41) transitive To scapegoat.
  • 42) transitive To scapegoat.
  • 43) transitive To allow goats to feed on.
  • 44) transitive To allow goats to feed on.

Definitions

  • 1) Plural form of shoop.
  • 2) A woolly ruminant of the genus Ovis.
  • 3) A timid, shy person who is easily led by others.
  • 4) A domesticated ruminant mammal (Ovis aries) having a thick coat, raised in many breeds for its wool, edible flesh, or hide.
  • 5) Leather made from the skin of one of these animals.
  • 6) A person regarded as timid, weak, or submissive.
  • 7) One who is easily swayed or led.
  • 8) Any of various wild ruminant mammals related to and resembling the domestic sheep, such as the aoudad, bighorn sheep, and mouflon.
  • 9) Fig.: The people of God, as being under the government and protection of Christ, the great Shepherd.
  • 10) (Zoöl.) Any one of several species of ruminants of the genus Ovis, native of the higher mountains of both hemispheres, but most numerous in Asia.
  • 11) (Bot.), a European herb (Jasione montana) having much the appearance of scabious.
  • 12) (Zoöl.) See Argali, Mouflon, and Oörial.
  • 13) (Bot.) a prerennial herb (Rumex Acetosella) growing naturally on poor, dry, gravelly soil. Its leaves have a pleasant acid taste like sorrel.
  • 14) (Bot.) a small North American shrub (Kalmia angustifolia) with deep rose-colored flowers in corymbs.
  • 15) (Zoöl.) See Bighorn.
  • 16) (Bot.) a cichoraceous herb (Urospermum Dalechampii) of Southern Europe; -- so called from the conspicuous pappus of the achenes.
  • 17) (Zoöl.) a wingless parasitic insect (Melophagus ovinus) belonging to the Diptera. It fixes its proboscis in the skin of the sheep and sucks the blood, leaving a swelling. Called also sheep pest, and sheep louse.
  • 18) A weak, bashful, silly fellow.
  • 19) (Bot.) an Australian plant (Acæna ovina) related to the burnet. The fruit is covered with barbed spines, by which it adheres to the wool of sheep.
  • 20) a pasture for sheep; a sheep run.
  • 21) (Zoöl.) the larva of the sheep botfly. See Estrus.
  • 22) (Zoöl.) a shepherd dog, or collie.
  • 23) (Med.) a contagious disease of sheep, characterixed by the development of vesicles or pocks upon the skin.
  • 24) shears in which the blades form the two ends of a steel bow, by the elasticity of which they open as often as pressed together by the hand in cutting; -- so called because used to cut off the wool of sheep.
  • 25) (Bot.) Same as Sheep's bit.
  • 26) an extensive tract of country where sheep range and graze.
  • 27) (Zoöl.) See Aoudad.
  • 28) (Zoöl.) the highest grade of Florida commercial sponges (Spongia equina, variety gossypina).
  • 29) woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
  • 30) a docile and vulnerable person who would rather follow than make an independent decision
  • 31) a timid defenseless simpleton who is readily preyed upon
  • 32) In contempt, a silly fellow.
  • 33) A ruminant mammal of the family Bovidæ, subfamily Orinæ, and genus Ovis; specifically, Ovis aries, domesticated in many varieties, and one of the animals most useful to man.
  • 34) A shepherd.
  • 35) Leather made from sheepskin, especially split leather used in bookbinding.

Examples

  • 1) What gets my goat is duvets that are too thick.
  • 2) This sort of thing really gets my goat.
  • 3) But the one thing that gets the goat of the players more than anything is his unnecessary dummies during matches.
  • 4) Top with the rocket and remaining goat's cheese to serve.
  • 5) The fried goats' cheese is delicious.
  • 6) Crumble over the goat's cheese and scatter the coriander on top.
  • 7) Crumble over the goat's cheese.
  • 8) While the carrots are roasting, beat the goat's cheese and milk together for a few minutes until smooth.
  • 9) Just don't ask him to do a chicken and goat's cheese mousse or parmesan custard with anchovy toast.
  • 10) What is the old goat playing at?
  • 11) Soon afterwards the old goat came home again from the forest.
  • 12) You know what really gets my goat?
  • 13) Now he is acting the goat in a pop video for an indie band.
  • 14) We keep goats for milk and cheese.
  • 15) The milk obtained from sheep and goats is a most important product.
  • 16) We then follow a newborn goat who gets lost.
  • 17) Grill thick slices of goat's cheese until golden.
  • 18) Ideal for animal lovers; goats and donkeys have previously been kept in the paddocks.
  • 19) Wild goats and donkeys replace the cars on sleepy, scorching roads.
  • 20) They also go well with blue cheese or soft goats' cheese.
  • 21) We report today a rush on goat's meat.
  • 22) There's no need to act the giddy goat.
  • 23) Spot otters, eagles and wild goats.
  • 24) These are actually little scoops of soft goat's cheese mixed with chopped coriander and lemon juice.
  • 25) In some countries midwives advise women to drink goat's milk in the month before birth.
  • 26) The Masai are more attached to their sheep and goats than their family.
  • 27) HOW about this for playing the goat?
  • 28) Arrange the asparagus randomly over the top and scatter with the remaining goat's cheese and the mint leaves.
  • 29) If other animals like goats and rabbits are added, the total nears 7,500.
  • 30) People will say,'is that old goat still playing?
  • 31) Kellan and Nikki are hilarious!!! the whole Rob running like a mountain goat is funny to picture … i keep picturing him running like that episode from “Friends” … when Phoebe takes up jogging with Rachel … lol
  • 32) This goat is your goat, this goat is my goat: The Archive
  • 33) And more notoriously, my post This goat is your goat, this goat is my goat became goat-goat-goat-goat.
  • 34) What really gets my goat is the unscrupulous men who think they are entitled to sex whenever and wherever they feel like.
  • 35) What gets my goat is the way that it is used by the PC driven, diversity obsessed, promotion hungry and morally bankrupt apparatchiks within local and central government and the public services – especially police ‘officers’ above inspector.
  • 36) One thing that really does get on my goat is the time I attended my local Boots the chemist where a 16 year old offender had been detained by security for stealing cosmetics.
  • 37) But, what gets my goat is the implication -- either overt or covert -- that one genre (or subgenre) is superior to another.
  • 38) But what really gets my goat is the assertion that this ban is some sort of 'prejudice' - please, I think there are far more important forms of prejudice to get all worked up about.
  • 39) ‘Besides this, Spanish cattle, pigs, sheep, and goats introduced European meats and fats, milk, butter, and cheese to the Mexican diet.’
  • 40) ‘Finds of animal bones reveal that the ox and the cow were domesticated as were sheep and goats (kept for meat and wool).’
  • 41) ‘They eat the meat of goats, sheep, water buffalo, and cows.’
  • 42) ‘We find a similar adornment in Israel where a crimson thread was bound around the horns of the goat, the least valuable of the domestic animals.’
  • 43) ‘The meat of cows, goats, sheep and pigs is food for people.’
  • 44) ‘Cows produce ten times more meat than sheep or goats and beef production grew increasingly important as pig numbers decreased.’
  • 45) ‘Eighty per cent of the EU tariff quota for sheep and goats and their meat was distributed in January.’
  • 46) ‘Sheep and goats are ruminants and are genomically similar to cows.’
  • 47) ‘They are most prevalent in the meat of ruminant animals such as cows, sheep and goats, and dairy products including full-fat milk and yoghurt.’
  • 48) ‘Cheese can be made out of milk from cows, goats, and sheep.’
  • 49) ‘Bedouin farmers keep herds of goats and sheep whose milk is used to produce cheese and yogurt.’
  • 50) ‘Many earn a living by selling sheep and goats for meat, dung for fertilizer, and wool.’
  • 51) ‘An unusual hybrid has been reported by veterinarians in Botswana - the offspring of a female goat and a male sheep.’
  • 52) ‘The cooperative is currently raising goats for meat.’
  • 53) ‘Researchers hope to use the technology to improve the pedigree of milk goats.’
  • 54) ‘Other firms have also tried to use milk from goats and cows to produce drugs but none have proved commercially viable.’
  • 55) ‘The skin of male goats is used for the two side drums and the skin of a female goat for the middle one.’
  • 56) ‘She got upset when her father cut off the tails of the pigs or pulled out the horns of the goats.’
  • 57) ‘Children can touch the animals and even have a go at milking the goats.’
  • 58) ‘I sat at their tables enjoying fresh wonders of the Mediterranean and learned to milk goats.’
  • 59) ‘Wild goats are tolerant of considerable extremes of temperature and would most likely have been a source of food for most of the post-glacial period.’
  • 60) ‘The fauna is represented by species such as deer, wild goats, bears, wolves, foxes and martens.’
  • 61) ‘After that all the sheep, wild goats and deer on the Cooley Peninsula would have to be destroyed.’
  • 62) ‘You may even happen upon some wild boar or goats.’
  • 63) ‘In the forests may the deer and wild goats multiply.’
  • 64) ‘Moors and heaths would have supported populations of wild horses and cattle, hares, wild goats and smaller creatures like voles, snakes and lizards.’
  • 65) ‘There are still plenty of wild goats on the Kerry mountains, but a problem nowadays is in finding goat catchers to help with the capture, according to Frank.’
  • 66) ‘The snow used to cool the drink had come from distant mountain peaks where goats run wild.’
  • 67) ‘The chances of a [captive] goat passing along a drug-producing gene to a wild goat aren't very high.’
  • 68) ‘Wild goats, pigs, and dogs inhabited many of the forests, especially the mauka (upland areas inland from the coast).’
  • 69) ‘But, ironically, one of the unexpected by-products of his efforts is the availability for consumption of large populations of wild goats.’
  • 70) ‘Wild goats were seen picking their way down the shoulder of the Eagle's Rock; they play a vital role by browsing the hazel scrub which would swamp the natural vegetation.’
  • 71) ‘Investigators of Romania's so-called Cave with Bones have also discovered skeletal remains of extinct cave bears and wild goats.’
  • 72) ‘Tales were told of flood-bound trains marooned in the desert for so long that drivers fished in new-born rivers or shot wild goats in order to feed their passengers.’
  • 73) ‘The crater walls, massive in height and rugged, were the domain of jet-black wild goats who managed to navigate and cling to the rough face.’
  • 74) ‘Further investigations of wild goats and archaeological specimens are therefore needed to investigate these ancestors.’
  • 75) ‘And, for the first time ever, human hands will not be allowed touch the wild goat at Puck Fair.’
  • 76) ‘This course could also be game, such as pheasant, wild goat, duck or partridge.’
  • 77) ‘The Korean goral is an endangered species of wild goat.’
  • 78) ‘The elusive sarrios and the bucardo, a very rare type of Spanish wild goat are found here.’
  • 79) ‘Unfortunately a young schoolgirl, acting the goat, injured herself causing a slight cut on her knee.’
  • 80) ‘Acting the goat takes on a new meaning when it involves a challenging nine-and-a-half-hour scramble over the rough terrain around Glenbeigh.’
  • 81) ‘Those involved in one of the county's most popular festivals have decided acting the goat is one way to help a good cause.’
  • 82) ‘A group of lads in the middle of the floor were, to say the least of it, acting the goat.’
  • 83) ‘There's no fool like an old fool, these old goats don't know how foolish they look.’
  • 84) ‘excellent defensive play from the goat
  • 85) ‘no one can deny his goat status, but he can't win forever’
  • 86) ‘that movie was goat

Examples

  • 1) When does meat from a sheep become mutton?
  • 2) Many people see sheep in the fields as fluffy blobs and give them no more thought.
  • 3) There are many sheep farmers here but not a single driving instructor.
  • 4) If they could only get their teeth on one of those sheep.
  • 5) Run a couple of sheep or another animal?
  • 6) Wool from the sheep raised around here on the farms.
  • 7) This site was overgrown but is now being restored by cattle and sheep grazing.
  • 8) Now scrub is being cleared and sheep grazing has been introduced.
  • 9) They have also found the bones of sheep and cattle that would have been used to feed the crew.
  • 10) There are no laws of nature which say that only sheep can produce wool or that only bees can harvest honey.
  • 11) My favourite animals are the sheep.
  • 12) About 40 per cent of samples taken on infected sheep farms were clear of the disease.
  • 13) They'll put their heart and soul into breeding rare cattle or sheep or organic farming.
  • 14) In extreme conditions, livestock farmers who farm their sheep out are at the mercy of the elements.
  • 15) Not so good: sources sheep meat and wild boar from Italy.
  • 16) ‘Chickens and turkeys were kept both for their eggs and meat just as sheep provided wool and meat.’
  • 17) ‘To one side was a rolling expanse of pasture land, clustered with flocks of sheep so thick that hundreds must graze there.’
  • 18) ‘In the case of meat sheep versus wool sheep, wool is usually around $10 a kilo, and meat $2 a kilo.’
  • 19) ‘They used every part of the sheep, eating the meat and weaving the wool into clothing and blankets, Kady said.’
  • 20) ‘Since 15 to 25 percent of male sheep in U.S. flocks don't mate, ranchers want to find a way to identify good breeding rams.’
  • 21) ‘Finds of animal bones reveal that the ox and the cow were domesticated as were sheep and goats (kept for meat and wool).’
  • 22) ‘Driven to desperation by lack of water for his men and small flocks of sheep and cattle, Eyre had followed Aboriginal tracks to the foot of the sand dunes, where he noticed damp patches.’
  • 23) ‘The sequence follows a journey undertaken by a flock of sheep, which follows one of their number out of their field, as they tend to do.’
  • 24) ‘The male sheep rammed several vehicles, leaving a trail of damage in his wake, before turning his annoyance on one of the dealership's staff.’
  • 25) ‘And so the sheep wanders from the flock and follows its own course.’
  • 26) ‘Today, Merino wool is taken from sheep and lambs in Australia and New Zealand as well.’
  • 27) ‘My hat was raccoon, my coat was made from the skins of a flock of sheep, and I had knee-high reindeer boots.’
  • 28) ‘A dog is still a dog with a docked tail, but would a sheep be a sheep without wool?’
  • 29) ‘In the summer, the wild mammals are joined by flocks of domestic sheep and goats left to graze in the meadows.’
  • 30) ‘Regardless of the time frame it is generally accepted that the domestication of cattle followed sheep, goats, and pigs.’
  • 31) ‘In the years leading up to the crash, the cod had been evolving much like the sheep on Ram Mountain.’
  • 32) ‘But the global technology recession is culling the ranks of that talent as swiftly as the men in white coats dispose of sheep and cattle on foot-and-mouth infected farms.’
  • 33) ‘Pastoralists sold sheep and cattle for meat and leather to the goldfields, and used the profits to buy freehold land and build fences and homesteads.’
  • 34) ‘They consider the desolate border area part of their territory and follow their goats, sheep and cattle there to graze.’
  • 35) ‘Because he would not abandon the flock for a lost sheep after the others had bedded down for the night, he turned back, searched the thickets and gullies.’
  • 36) ‘The hot spot is also home to a rich variety of ungulates (animals with hooves), including the threatened argali wild sheep.’
  • 37) ‘Wildlife, including the Tibetan antelope and the Argali sheep, has also been threatened by indiscriminate hunting.’
  • 38) ‘Low, rugged mountains criss-cross the desert and are home to argali sheep and Siberian ibex.’
  • 39) ‘He moved on to Iceland and saw interesting sheep with long wool and leather without grease.’
  • 40) ‘Perhaps the inhabitants are sheep, easily lead around by the government etc.’
  • 41) ‘Of course not - everyone feels sorry for him, but we don't wander round beating our chests and wailing like the easily led sheep of Liverpool do…’
  • 42) ‘I'm just thankful to my bended knees that the stoned out, easily influenced hippie sheep of the day didn't buy more copies of it.’
  • 43) ‘That's all Caribbean politicians do, lead the sheep of state.’
  • 44) ‘Music is in itself a genre that demands difference, but easily allows for many sheep.’
  • 45) ‘How many different ways can you write that the American people are a bunch of clueless sheep, led by some very cynical swine?’
  • 46) ‘I'm not a desperate, easily-imprinted sheep, after all; I don't need answers, just the right questions.’
  • 47) ‘Don't be a sheep and follow the flock, do something for yourselves, for God's sake.’
  • 48) ‘He didn't say only the sheep whose parents make smart choices.’
  • 49) ‘And amid all this we are to preach the gospel of salvation, gathering in the lost sheep of Christ till the church is complete.’
  • 50) ‘The church is not merely an organisation; it comprises the sheep for whom Christ died.’
  • 51) ‘But, above all, he was one of the lost sheep whom the Lord Jesus Christ sought out and saved.’
  • 52) ‘The Good Shepherd lays down his life, that is gives everything for the sheep so that they are nurtured and protected.’
  • 53) ‘To preach a sweet Christ to the fleshly world is the most potent poison that has been given to the dear sheep of Christ from the very beginning.’
  • 54) ‘For He rules the universe to build His church and to shepherd His sheep with love and wisdom.’
  • 55) ‘But, God was stronger than their weakness and continued to bring the straying sheep back to the Lord Jesus Christ.’
  • 56) ‘He illustrates well how the Lord Jesus values his sheep.’
  • 57) ‘Christ not only died for the sins of His sheep on the Cross but he established their righteousness through His perfect obedience to God's Law.’
  • 58) ‘When He sent His disciples out He told them to go to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.’
  • 59) ‘Second, I believe that religious folk have a dual responsibility: on one hand, there is the pastoral call to feed the sheep.’
  • 60) ‘How happy we will be if we imitate our Good Shepherd and pastor of our souls, his sheep for whom he has done so much.’
  • 61) ‘They are his sheep who hear their Master's voice and follow - pleased to do all his will who saves them and keeps them by his grace.’
  • 62) ‘Ultimately, we will become more like Jesus himself, who never tired of seeking his lost sheep.’
  • 63) ‘Through Jesus, the great shepherd of the sheep, God offers eternal life to all!’
  • 64) ‘The Good Shepherd could afford to rejoice in the lost sheep that was found; His sheep did not pose a risk of legal liability.’
  • 65) ‘And we are the people of His pasture and the sheep of His hand.’
  • 66) ‘What will they do when they stand before God's holy throne and watch helplessly as, one by one, many of their sheep are condemned because they were never confronted about their sins?’
  • 67) ‘God loves us deeply, intensely, and he cares about even the most incredibly lost and stubbornly unrepentant sheep.’
  • 68) ‘He risked his life for the sheep so that his father had no loss.’
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