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go gold
phrasal to have enough sales to qualify for a gold record
go great guns
phrasal to achieve great success
go hang
phrasal to cease to be of interest or concern
go in
intransitive verb Date: 1812 1. to make an approach (as in attacking) 2. a. to take part in a game or contest b. to call the opening bet in poker ; stay 3. of a ...
go in for
phrasal 1. to give support to ; advocate 2. to have or show an interest in or a liking for 3. to engage in ; take part in
go into
phrasal to be contained in
go it
phrasal 1. to behave in a reckless, excited, or impromptu manner 2. to proceed in a rapid or furious manner 3. to conduct one's affairs ; act
go missing
phrasal chiefly British to become lost ; disappear
go off
intransitive verb Date: 1579 1. explode 2. to burst forth or break out suddenly or noisily 3. to go forth, out, or away ; leave 4. to undergo decline or deterioration ...
go off the deep end
phrasal 1. to enter recklessly on a course 2. to become very much excited
go on
intransitive verb Date: 15th century 1. a. to continue on or as if on a journey b. to keep on ; continue c. proceed 2. to take place ; happen
go one better
phrasal outdo, surpass
go out
intransitive verb Date: before 12th century 1. a. to go forth, abroad, or outdoors; specifically to leave one's house b. (1) to take the field as a soldier (2) ...
go over
I. phrasal 1. examine 2. a. repeat b. study, review II. intransitive verb Date: 1645 1. to make one's way 2. to become converted 3. a. to win approval ; ...
go places
phrasal to be on the way to success
go platinum
phrasal to have enough sales to qualify for a platinum record
go public
phrasal to make a public disclosure
go steady
phrasal to date one person exclusively and frequently
go the distance
also last the distance phrasal to complete a course of action
go through
I. phrasal 1. to subject to thorough examination, consideration, or study 2. experience, undergo 3. carry out, perform II. intransitive verb Date: 1513 1. to ...
go to
intransitive verb Date: 15th century 1. archaic — used interjectionally as an exhortation 2. archaic — used interjectionally to express disapproval or disbelief
go to bat for
phrasal to give active support or assistance to ; defend, champion
go to bed with
phrasal to have sexual intercourse with
go to one's head
phrasal 1. to cause one to become confused, excited, or dizzy 2. to cause one to become conceited or overconfident
go to pieces
phrasal to become shattered (as in nerves or health)
go to seed
or run to seed phrasal 1. to develop seed 2. decay, deteriorate
go to the mat
phrasal to make an all-out combative effort (as in support of a position)
go to town
phrasal 1. to work or act rapidly or efficiently 2. to be markedly successful 3. to indulge oneself excessively
go under
intransitive verb Date: 1848 to be overwhelmed, destroyed, or defeated ; fail
go up
intransitive verb Date: 15th century 1. chiefly British to attend a university 2. of an actor to become confused 3. to be built or erected
go up in flames
phrasal burn
go up in smoke
phrasal to be destroyed by or as if by burning
go with
phrasal 1. date 2. choose 2
go with the flow
phrasal conform 2b
go with the territory
or come with the territory phrasal to be a natural or unavoidable aspect or accompaniment of a particular situation, position, or field
go without saying
phrasal to be self-evident
go-ahead
I. adjective Date: 1834 1. marked by energy and enterprise ; progressive 2. indicating that one may proceed 3. being a score that gives a team the lead in a game II. ...
go-around
noun Date: circa 1929 1. runaround 2. a. round b. a heated argument or struggle 3. an act or instance of going around (as in an air traffic pattern)
go-between
noun Date: 1598 an intermediate agent ; broker
go-cart
noun Date: 1689 1. a. walker b. stroller 2. handcart 3. a light open carriage
go-devil
noun Date: 1852 any of various devices: as a. a cultivator with wooden runners b. a weight formerly dropped in a bored hole (as of an oil well) to set off an explosive ...
go-getter
noun Date: 1919 an aggressively enterprising person • go-getting adjective or noun
go-getting
adjective or noun see go-getter
go-go
adjective Etymology: partly from a-go-go, partly from reduplication of 1go Date: 1965 1. a. employed to entertain in a disco b. of, relating to, or being a disco or ...
go-kart
noun Etymology: alteration of go-cart Date: 1959 a small motorized vehicle used especially for racing
go-no-go
adjective Date: circa 1945 1. being or relating to a required decision to continue or stop a course of action 2. being or relating to a point at which a go-no-go decision ...
go-round
noun Date: 1891 one of a series of recurring actions or events ; round
go-slow
noun Date: 1926 British slowdown
go-to
adjective Date: 1985 relied on for expert knowledge or skill
Goa
or Portuguese Gôa geographical name state W India on Malabar Coast; before 1962 belonged to Portugal; with Daman & Diu constituted a union territory 1962-87; capital Panaji ...
Gôa
geographical name see Goa
goad
I. noun Etymology: Middle English gode, from Old English gād spear, goad; akin to Langobardic gaida spear, and perhaps to Sanskrit hinoti he urges on Date: before 12th ...
goal
noun Etymology: Middle English gol boundary, limit Date: 1531 1. a. the terminal point of a race b. an area to be reached safely in children's games 2. the end toward ...
goal kick
noun Date: 1891 a free kick in soccer awarded to a defensive player when the ball is driven out of bounds over the end line by an opposing player
goal line
noun Date: 1864 a line at either end and usually running the width of a playing area on which a goal or goalpost is situated
goalie
noun Date: 1921 goalkeeper
goalkeeper
noun Date: 1658 a player who defends the goal in any of various games (as hockey, lacrosse, or soccer)
goalless
adjective see goal
goalmouth
noun Date: 1882 the area directly in front of the goal (as in soccer or hockey)
goalpost
noun Date: 1857 one of usually two vertical posts that with or without a crossbar constitute the goal in various games
goaltender
noun Date: circa 1909 goalkeeper
goaltending
noun Date: 1968 1. the act of guarding a goal (as in hockey) 2. a violation in basketball that involves touching or deflecting a ball that is on its downward path toward ...
goalward
adverb or adjective Date: 1949 toward a goal
Goan
adjective or noun see Goa
Goanese
adjective or noun see Goa
goanna
noun Etymology: alteration of iguana Date: 1831 any of several large Australian monitor lizards (genus Varanus of the family Varanidae)
goat
noun (plural goats) Etymology: Middle English gote, from Old English gāt; akin to Old High German geiz goat, Old Norse geit, Latin haedus kid Date: before 12th century 1. ...
goat cheese
noun Date: 1893 any of various cheeses made from goat's milk
goatee
noun Etymology: from its resemblance to the beard of a he-goat Date: 1844 a small pointed or tufted beard on a man's chin • goateed adjective
goateed
adjective see goatee
goatfish
noun Date: circa 1639 any of a family (Mullidae) of medium-sized often brightly colored bony fishes having two long barbels under the chin, and elongate body, and two widely ...
goatherd
noun Etymology: Middle English goteherd, from Old English gāthyrd Date: before 12th century a person who tends goats
goatish
adjective see goat
goatlike
adjective see goat
goatskin
noun Date: 14th century 1. the skin of a goat 2. leather made from goatskin
goatsucker
noun Date: 1611 nightjar
gob
I. noun Etymology: Middle English gobbe, probably back-formation from gobet Date: 14th century 1. lump 2. a large amount — usually used in plural II. noun Etymology: ...
gobbet
noun Etymology: Middle English gobet, from Anglo-French Date: 14th century 1. a piece or portion (as of meat) 2. lump, mass 3. a small fragment or extract 4. a small ...
gobble
I. transitive verb (gobbled; gobbling) Etymology: probably irregular from 1gob Date: 1601 1. to swallow or eat greedily 2. to take eagerly ; grab — usually used with up ...
gobbledegook
noun see gobbledygook
gobbledygook
also gobbledegook noun Etymology: irregular from gobble, noun Date: 1944 wordy and generally unintelligible jargon
gobbler
I. noun Date: circa 1737 a male turkey II. noun Date: circa 1755 one that gobbles
Gobelin
adjective Etymology: Gobelin dye and tapestry works, Paris, France Date: 1788 of, relating to, or characteristic of tapestry produced at the Gobelin works in Paris • ...
Gobi
geographical name desert E central Asia in Mongolia & China area about 500,000 square miles (1,300,000 square kilometers)
goblet
noun Etymology: Middle English gobelet, from Anglo-French goblet Date: 14th century 1. archaic a bowl-shaped drinking vessel without handles 2. a drinking vessel (as of ...
goblet cell
noun Etymology: from its shape Date: 1878 a mucus-secreting epithelial cell (as of intestinal columnar epithelium) that is distended at the free end
goblin
noun Etymology: Middle English gobelin, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin gobelinus, ultimately from Greek kobalos rogue Date: 14th century an ugly or grotesque sprite ...
gobo
noun (plural gobos; also goboes) Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1930 1. a dark strip (as of wallboard) to shield a motion-picture or television camera from light 2. ...
goby
noun (plural gobies; also goby) Etymology: Latin gobius gudgeon, from Greek kōbios Date: 1769 any of numerous spiny-finned fishes (family Gobiidae) that usually have the ...
god
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German got god Date: before 12th century 1. capitalized the supreme or ultimate reality: as a. the ...
God's acre
noun Date: 1617 churchyard
god-awful
adjective Etymology: goddamned + awful Date: 1878 extremely unpleasant or disagreeable ; abominable
God-fearing
adjective Date: 1835 having a reverent feeling toward God ; devout
Godavari
geographical name river 900 miles (1448 kilometers) central India flowing SE across the Deccan into Bay of Bengal
godchild
noun Date: 13th century a person for whom another person becomes sponsor at baptism
goddam
I. adjective or adverb see goddamned II. noun see goddamn I III. verb see goddamn II
goddamn
I. noun or goddam Usage: often capitalized Date: 1640 damn II. verb or goddam Usage: often capitalized Date: 1928 damn
goddamned
or goddamn or goddam adjective or adverb Date: 1918 damned
Goddard
biographical name Robert Hutchings 1882-1945 American physicist
goddaughter
noun Date: before 12th century a female godchild
goddess
noun Date: 14th century 1. a female god 2. a woman whose great charm or beauty arouses adoration
Godefroy de Bouillon
biographical name see Godfrey of Bouillon
Godel's incompleteness theorem
noun see Godel's theorem
Godel's theorem
noun Etymology: Kurt Gödel died 1978 American mathematician Date: 1933 a theorem in advanced logic: in any logical system as complex as or more complex than the arithmetic ...
Godesberg
or Bad Godesberg geographical name former commune W Germany on the Rhine; became part of Bonn 1969
godet
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: French, from goder to form creases, probably from god- (as in godron rounded pleat on a ruffle, gadroon) Date: 1872 an inset of ...
godetia
noun Etymology: New Latin, from C.H. Godet died 1879 Swiss botanist Date: circa 1840 clarkia
godfather
I. noun Date: before 12th century 1. a man who sponsors a person at baptism 2. one having a relation to someone or something analogous to that of a male sponsor to his ...
godforsaken
adjective Date: 1860 1. remote, desolate 2. neglected and miserable in appearance or circumstances
Godfrey of Bouillon
French Godefroy de Bouillon biographical name circa 1060-1100 French crusader
godhead
noun Etymology: Middle English godhed, from god + -hed -hood; akin to Middle English -hod -hood Date: 13th century 1. divine nature or essence ; divinity 2. capitalized ...
godhood
noun Date: 1563 divinity
Godiva
noun Date: 1785 an English earl's wife who in legend rode naked through Coventry to save its citizens from a tax
godless
adjective Date: 1528 not acknowledging a deity or divine law • godlessness noun
godlessness
noun see godless
godlike
adjective Date: before 12th century resembling or having the qualities of God or a god ; divine • godlikeness noun
godlikeness
noun see godlike
godliness
noun see godly
godling
noun Date: circa 1500 an inferior or local god
godly
adjective (godlier; -est) Date: 14th century 1. divine 2. pious, devout • godliness noun • godly adverb, archaic
godmother
noun Date: before 12th century a woman who sponsors a person at baptism
Godolphin
biographical name Sidney 1645-1712 1st Earl of Godolphin English statesman
godown
noun Etymology: by folk etymology from Malay gudang Date: 1552 a warehouse in a country of southern or eastern Asia
Godoy
biographical name Manuel de 1767-1851 Spanish statesman
godparent
noun Date: 1865 a sponsor at baptism
godsend
noun Etymology: back-formation from god-sent Date: 1820 a desirable or needed thing or event that comes unexpectedly
godson
noun Date: before 12th century a male godchild
Godspeed
noun Etymology: Middle English god speid, from the phrase God spede you God prosper you Date: 15th century a prosperous journey ; success
Godthåb
geographical name — see Nuuk
Godunov
biographical name Boris Fyodorovich circa 1551-1605 czar of Russia (1598-1605)
Godwin
I. biographical name or Godwine died 1053 earl of Wessex II. biographical name William 1756-1836 English philosopher & novelist • Godwinian adjective
Godwin Austen
geographical name — see K2
Godwin-Austen
biographical name Henry Haversham 1834-1923 English explorer & geologist
Godwine
biographical name see Godwin I
Godwinian
adjective see Godwin II
godwit
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1552 any of a genus (Limosa) of shorebirds that are related to the curlews and sandpipers and have a long slender slightly upturned or ...
Goebbels
biographical name (Paul) Joseph 1897-1945 German Nazi propagandist
goer
noun see go I
Goering
biographical name variant of Göring
goes
present third singular of go plural of go
Goes
biographical name Hugo van der circa 1440-1482 Dutch painter
Goethals
biographical name George Washington 1858-1928 American general & engineer
Goethe
biographical name Johann Wolfgang von 1749-1832 German poet & dramatist • Goethean adjective
Goethean
adjective see Goethe
goethite
noun Etymology: German Göthit, from J. W. von Goethe Date: circa 1823 a common brown mineral that consists of an iron hydrogen oxide and is the commonest constituent of many ...
gofer
or gopher noun Etymology: alteration of go for Date: 1967 an employee whose duties include running errands ; lackey
goffer
or gauffer transitive verb Etymology: French gaufrer, from gaufre honeycomb, waffle, from Old French, of Germanic origin; akin to Middle Dutch wafel waffle Date: 1706 to ...
Gogebic
geographical name iron-bearing region N Wisconsin & NW Michigan
goggle
I. intransitive verb (goggled; goggling) Etymology: Middle English gogelen to squint Date: 1742 to stare with wide or protuberant eyes • goggler noun II. adjective Date: ...
goggle-eye
noun Date: 1840 1. rock bass 2. warmouth
goggle-eyed
adjective Date: 1711 having bulging or rolling eyes
goggled
adjective see goggles
goggler
noun see goggle I
goggles
noun plural Date: 1715 protective glasses set in a flexible frame (as of rubber or plastic) that fits snugly against the face • goggled adjective
goggly
adjective see goggle II
Gogh, van
biographical name Vincent Willem 1853-1890 Dutch painter
Gogol
biographical name Nikolay Vasilyevich 1809-1852 Russian writer • Gogolian adjective
Gogolian
adjective see Gogol
Goiânia
or formerly Goyania geographical name city SE central Brazil capital of Goiás population 920,838
Goiás
or formerly Goiaz or Goyaz geographical name state SE central Brazil capital Goiânia area 131,339 square miles (340,168 square kilometers), population 4,024,547
Goiaz
geographical name see Goiás
Goidelic
I. adjective Etymology: Middle Irish Goídel Gaelic, Irishman Date: 1896 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the Gaels 2. of, relating to, or constituting Goidelic II. ...
going
I. noun Date: 14th century 1. an act or instance of going 2. plural behavior, actions 3. the condition of the ground (as for walking) 4. advance toward an objective ...
going on
phrasal drawing near to ; approaching
going-over
noun (plural goings-over) Date: 1872 1. a. a severe scolding b. beating 2. a thorough examination or investigation
goings-on
noun plural Date: 1775 1. actions, events 2. irregular or reprehensible happenings or conduct
goiter
noun Etymology: French goitre, from Middle French, back-formation from goitron throat, from Vulgar Latin *guttrion-, guttrio, from Latin guttur Date: 1625 an enlargement of ...
goitre
chiefly British variant of goiter
goitrogen
noun Etymology: goiter + -o- + -gen Date: 1946 a substance (as thiourea or thiouracil) that induces goiter formation
goitrogenic
adjective Date: 1929 producing or tending to produce goiter • goitrogenicity noun
goitrogenicity
noun see goitrogenic
goitrous
adjective see goiter
Gökçeada
or formerly Imroz geographical name island Turkey in NE Aegean area 110 square miles (286 square kilometers)
Golan Heights
geographical name hilly region NE of Sea of Galilee; annexed by Israel 1981
Golconda
I. noun Etymology: Golconda, India, famous for its diamonds Date: 1884 a rich mine; broadly a source of great wealth II. geographical name ruined city central India in W ...
gold
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German gold gold, Old English geolu yellow — more at yellow Date: before 12th ...
gold coast
noun Usage: often capitalized G&C Date: 1877 an exclusive residential district
Gold Coast
geographical name 1. region W Africa on N shore of Gulf of Guinea between the Ivory Coast & the Slave Coast 2. former British colony in S Gold Coast region capital Accra; now ...
gold digger
noun Date: 1830 1. one who digs for gold 2. a person who uses charm to extract money or gifts from others
gold leaf
noun Date: circa 1741 an extremely thin sheet of gold that is used especially for gilding
gold mine
noun Date: 1637 a rich source of something desired
gold of pleasure
Date: 1597 a European herb (Camelina sativa) of the mustard family that is cultivated for its oil-rich seeds
gold record
noun Date: 1957 a gold phonograph record awarded to a singer or group whose single record has sold at least one million copies or whose album has sold at least 500,000 copies
gold rush
noun Date: 1876 1. a rush to newly discovered goldfields in pursuit of riches 2. the headlong pursuit of sudden wealth in a new or lucrative field • gold rusher noun
gold rusher
noun see gold rush
gold standard
noun Date: 1831 1. a monetary standard under which the basic unit of currency is defined by a stated quantity of gold and which is usually characterized by the coinage and ...
gold-filled
adjective Date: circa 1903 consisting of a base metal covered with a layer of gold
Goldberg
biographical name Arthur Joseph 1908-1990 American lawyer & jurist; United States ambassador to U.N. (1965-68)
goldbrick
I. noun Date: 1881 1. a. a worthless brick that appears to be of gold b. something that appears to be valuable but is actually worthless 2. a person who shirks ...
goldbug
noun Date: 1878 1. a supporter of the gold standard 2. a person who invests in or hoards gold
golden
adjective Etymology: Middle English Date: 13th century 1. consisting of, relating to, or containing gold 2. a. being or having the color gold or the color of gold b. ...
golden age
noun Date: 1555 a period of great happiness, prosperity, and achievement
golden alexanders
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Usage: often capitalized A Etymology: alexander any of various herbs of the carrot family, ultimately from Medieval Latin ...
golden alga
noun see golden-brown alga
Golden Chersonese
geographical name — see Chersonese
golden club
noun Date: 1837 a North American aquatic plant (Orontium aquaticum) of the arum family with a spadix of tiny yellow flowers
golden eagle
noun Date: 1809 a dark brown eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) of the northern hemisphere with gold-colored feathers on the back of the head and neck, a gray beak, and yellow legs and ...
Golden Fleece
noun Date: 14th century a fleece of gold placed by the king of Colchis in a dragon-guarded grove and recovered by the Argonauts
Golden Gate
geographical name strait 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) wide W California connecting San Francisco Bay with Pacific Ocean
golden glow
noun Date: 1902 a tall branching composite herb (Rudbeckia laciniata hortensia) with showy yellow flower heads
golden hamster
noun Date: 1939 a small tawny hamster (Mesocricetus auratus) native chiefly to Syria and often kept as a pet or used as a laboratory animal — called also Syrian hamster
golden handcuffs
noun plural Date: 1976 special benefits offered to an employee as an inducement to continue service
golden handshake
noun Date: 1960 a generous severance agreement given especially as an inducement to early retirement
Golden Horde
I. noun Date: 1863 a body of Mongols that overran eastern Europe in the 13th century and dominated Russia until 1486 II. geographical name region comprising most of what is ...
Golden Horn
geographical name inlet of the Bosporus Turkey; harbor of Istanbul
golden lion tamarin
noun Date: 1975 a tamarin (Leontopithecus rosalia) with a reddish-gold coat and mane that occurs in remnants of tropical forest in southeastern Brazil
golden mean
noun Date: 1587 the medium between extremes ; moderation
golden nematode
noun Date: 1946 a small yellowish nematode worm (Globodera rostochiensis syn. Heterodera rostochiensis) probably of South American origin that is a pest of solanaceous crops ...
golden oldie
noun Date: 1970 one that was a hit or favorite in the past
golden parachute
noun Date: 1981 a generous severance agreement for a corporate executive in the event of a sudden dismissal (as because of a merger)
golden plover
noun Date: 1785 any of three plovers (genus Pluvialis) having dark upperparts spotted with gold; especially one (P. dominica) that breeds chiefly in arctic America and ...
golden rain tree
noun Date: 1923 an Asian tree (Koelreuteria paniculata of the family Sapindaceae) that has a rounded crown with very long showy clusters of yellow flowers
golden retriever
noun Date: 1919 any of a breed of medium-sized retrievers having a flat moderately long golden coat
golden rule
noun Date: 1753 1. capitalized G&R a rule of ethical conduct referring to Matthew 7:12 and Luke 6:31: do to others as you would have them do to you 2. a guiding principle
golden section
noun Date: 1875 a proportion (as one involving a line divided into two segments or the length and width of a rectangle and their sum) in which the ratio of the whole to the ...
golden shiner
noun Date: circa 1889 a small common cyprinid fish (Notemigonus crysoleucas) of eastern North America having silvery sides with bright golden reflections and often used as bait
golden shower
noun Date: 1968 the act of urinating on another person usually as part of a sex act
golden syrup
noun Date: 1860 chiefly British treacle 2b
golden trout
noun Date: 1945 a brightly colored golden-yellow trout (Oncorhynchus aguabonita syn. Salmo aguabonita) with red markings on the sides and belly that is native to waters of ...
golden years
noun plural Date: 1964 the advanced years in a lifetime
golden-ager
noun Date: 1961 an elderly and often retired person usually engaging in club activities
golden-brown alga
noun Date: circa 1957 any of a division (Chrysophyta) of marine and freshwater algae (as diatoms) containing yellowish-green to golden-brown pigments that obscure the ...
goldeneye
noun Date: circa 1678 1. either of two diving ducks (genus Bucephala) with small yellow eyes; especially a large-headed swift-flying Holarctic diving duck (B. clangula) with ...
goldenly
adverb see golden
goldenness
noun see golden
goldenrod
noun Date: 1568 any of numerous chiefly North American composite perennial herbs (genus Solidago) with small heads of usually yellow late-blooming flowers often clustered in ...
goldenseal
noun Date: 1839 a perennial North American herb (Hydrastis canadensis) of the buttercup family with large leaves and a thick knotted yellow rhizome sometimes used medicinally
Goldenweiser
biographical name Alexander Alexandrovich 1880-1940 American (Russian-born) anthropologist & sociologist
goldfield
noun Date: 1851 a gold-mining district
goldfinch
noun Date: before 12th century 1. a small Palearctic finch (Carduelis carduelis of the family Fringillidae) with a red, white, and black head and yellow and black wings 2. ...
goldfish
noun Date: 1791 a small usually golden-orange Asian cyprinid fish (Carassius auratus) often kept as an aquarium and pond fish
goldfish bowl
noun Date: 1935 a place or situation offering no privacy
Golding
biographical name William Gerald 1911-1993 English author
Goldoni
biographical name Carlo 1707-1793 Italian dramatist
Goldsboro
geographical name city E central North Carolina population 39,043
goldsmith
noun Date: before 12th century one who makes or deals in articles of gold
Goldsmith
biographical name Oliver 1730-1774 British author
Goldstein
biographical name Joseph Leonard 1940- American medical geneticist
goldstone
noun Date: circa 1889 aventurine glass spangled close and fine with particles of gold-colored material
Goldwater
biographical name Barry Morris 1909-1998 American politician
Goldwyn
biographical name Samuel 1879?-1974 originally Schmuel Gelbfisz American (Polish-born) motion-picture producer
golem
noun Etymology: Yiddish goylem, from Hebrew gōlem shapeless mass Date: 1897 1. an artificial human being in Hebrew folklore endowed with life 2. something or someone ...
golf
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English (Scots) Date: 15th century a game in which a player using special clubs attempts to sink a ball with as few strokes ...
Golf
Date: 1952 — a communications code word for the letter g
golf ball
noun Date: 1545 1. a small hard dimpled ball used in golf 2. the spherical printing element of an electric typewriter or printer
golf car
noun see golf cart
golf cart
noun Date: 1899 1. a small cart for wheeling a golf bag around a golf course 2. a motorized cart for carrying golfers and their equipment over a golf course — called also ...
golf course
noun Date: 1890 an area of land laid out for golf with a series of 9 or 18 holes each including tee, fairway, and putting green and often one or more natural or artificial ...
golf links
noun see golf course
Golfe du Lion
geographical name see Lion, Gulf of
golfer
noun see golf
Golgi
I. adjective Date: 1891 of or relating to the Golgi apparatus, Golgi bodies, or a method of staining nerve tissue II. biographical name Camillo 1843(or 1844)-1926 Italian ...
Golgi apparatus
noun Etymology: Camillo Golgi Date: 1916 a cytoplasmic organelle that consists of a stack of smooth membranous saccules and associated vesicles and that is active in the ...
Golgi body
noun Date: 1925 Golgi apparatus; also dictyosome
Golgi complex
noun see Golgi apparatus
Golgotha
geographical name — see calvary
goliard
noun Etymology: Middle French Date: 15th century a wandering student of the 12th or 13th century given to the writing of satiric Latin verse and to convivial living and ...
goliardic
adjective see goliard
Goliath
noun Etymology: Hebrew Golyath Date: 14th century 1. a Philistine champion who in I Samuel 17 is killed by David 2. giant
Gollancz
biographical name Sir Hermann 1852-1930 English Semitic scholar
golliwog
also gollywog or golliwogg noun Etymology: Golliwogg, an animated doll in children's fiction by Bertha Upton died 1912 American writer Date: 1895 1. a grotesque black doll ...
golliwogg
noun see golliwog
golly
interjection Etymology: euphemism for God Date: 1775 — used as a mild oath or to express surprise; usually used in the phrase by golly
gollywog
noun see golliwog
Gomati
or formerly Gumti geographical name river about 500 miles (805 kilometers) N India flowing SE into the Ganges

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