- 1.1 countable/numerable [Zoology/Zoología] cabra (feminine) billy goat macho (masculine) cabrío nanny goat cabra (feminine) goat's milk/cheese leche (feminine)/queso (masculine) de cabra you silly old goat! [colloquial/familiar] ¡pedazo de carcamal! [colloquial/familiar] to act o play the goat (British English/inglés británico) hacer* gansadas [colloquial/familiar] to get sb's goat exasperar or [colloquial/familiar] cabrear a algn, sacar* a algn de quicioMore example sentences1.2 countable/numerable (lecher) [colloquial/familiar] (old) goat viejo (masculine) verde [colloquial/familiar]
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- 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.
- The fauna is represented by species such as deer, wild goats, bears, wolves, foxes and martens.
- After that all the sheep, wild goats and deer on the Cooley Peninsula would have to be destroyed.
More example sentences1.3 uncountable/no numerable [Cookery/Cocina] cabrito (masculine)
- When you say that some of the girls are prostitutes and that he used to be a responsible, respected person, it is entirely possible that the old goat is having brain changes.
More example sentences1.4 countable/numerable (American English/inglés norteamericano) scapegoat
- Unfortunately a young schoolgirl, acting the goat, injured herself causing a slight cut on her knee.
- 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.
- Those involved in one of the county's most popular festivals have decided acting the goat is one way to help a good cause.
- Besides this, Spanish cattle, pigs, sheep, and goats introduced European meats and fats, milk, butter, and cheese to the Mexican diet.
- Finds of animal bones reveal that the ox and the cow were domesticated as were sheep and goats (kept for meat and wool).
- They eat the meat of goats, sheep, water buffalo, and cows.
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