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goat/ˈgoʊt/noun
pluralgoats
goat
/ˈgoʊt/
noun
pluralgoats
Learner's definition of GOAT  
[count] : a small animal that is related to the sheep
the goat US : a person who is blamed for a loss or failure

get your goat

informal
◊ If something gets your goat, it upsets you or irritates you.

old goat

informal
— used as an insulting way to refer to an old man

separate the sheep from the goats

— see 1separate
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