Goat vs. Fish

Goat vs. Fish — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Goat and Fish

Goatnoun

A domesticated ruminant mammal (Capra hircus) having backward curving horns and a beard especially in the male, raised for its wool, milk, and meat.

Fishnoun

Any of numerous cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates characteristically having fins, gills, and a streamlined body and including the bony fishes, such as catfishes and tunas, and the cartilaginous fishes, such as sharks and rays.

Goatnoun

Any of various wild ruminant mammals of the genus Capra and related genera, including the ibexes and the wild goat (C. aegagrus) of Eurasia.

Fishnoun

Any of various jawless aquatic craniates, including the lampreys and hagfishes.

Goatnoun

A lecherous man.

Fishnoun

The flesh of such animals used as food.

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Goatnoun

A person who is blamed for a failure or misfortune, especially a scapegoat.

Fishnoun

(Informal) A person, especially one considered deficient in something

a poor fish.

Goatnoun

See Capricorn.

Fishverb

To catch or try to catch fish.

Goatnoun

See Capricornus.

Fishverb

To look for something by feeling one's way; grope

fished in both pockets for a coin.
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Goatnoun

A mammal, Capra aegagrus hircus, and similar species of the genus Capra.

Fishverb

To seek something in a sly or indirect way

fish for compliments.

Goatnoun

(slang) A lecherous man.

Fishverb

To catch or try to catch (fish).

Goatnoun

(informal) A scapegoat.

Fishverb

To catch or try to catch fish in

fish mountain streams.

Goatnoun

(slang) A Pontiac GTO car.

Fishverb

To catch or pull as if fishing

deftly fished the corn out of the boiling water.

Goatnoun

(speech recognition) A person who is not easily understood by a speech recognition system; contrasted with sheep.

Fishnoun

(countable) A cold-blooded vertebrate animal that lives in water, moving with the help of fins and breathing with gills.

Salmon is a fish.The Sun Mother created all the fishes of the world.The Sun Mother created all the fish of the world.We have many fish in our aquarium.

Goatverb

(transitive) To allow goats to feed on.

Fishnoun

Any animal (or any vertebrate) that lives exclusively in water.

Goatverb

(transitive) To scapegoat.

Fishnoun

(uncountable) The flesh of the fish used as food.

The seafood pasta had lots of fish but not enough pasta.

Goatnoun

any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns

Fishnoun

(uncountable) A card game in which the object is to obtain cards in pairs or sets of four (depending on the variation), by asking the other players for cards of a particular rank.

Goatnoun

a victim of ridicule or pranks

Fishnoun

A woman.

Goatnoun

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Capricorn

Fishnoun

An easy victim for swindling.

Goatnoun

the tenth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about December 22 to January 19

Fishnoun

A bad poker player. Compare shark (a good poker player).

Fishnoun

A makeshift overlapping longitudinal brace, originally shaped roughly like a fish, used to temporarily repair or extend a spar or mast of a ship.

Fishnoun

(nautical) A purchase used to fish the anchor.

Fishnoun

A torpedo.

Fishnoun

(zoology) A paraphyletic grouping of the following extant taxonomic groups:

Fishnoun

Class Myxini, the hagfish (no vertebra)

Fishnoun

Class Petromyzontida, the lampreys (no jaw)

Fishnoun

Within infraphylum Gnathostomata (jawed vertebrates (also including Tetrapoda)

Fishnoun

(cartomancy) The thirty-fourth Lenormand card.

Fishnoun

A period of time spent fishing.

The fish at the lake didn't prove successful.

Fishnoun

An instance of seeking something.

Merely two fishes for information told the whole story.

Fishnoun

(obsolete) A counter, used in various games.

Fishverb

(intransitive) To hunt fish or other aquatic animals.

She went to the river to fish for trout.

Fishverb

(transitive) To search (a body of water) for something other than fish.

They fished the surrounding lakes for the dead body.

Fishverb

(intransitive) To (attempt to) find or get hold of an object by searching among other objects.

Why are you fishing through my things?He was fishing for the keys in his pocket.

Fishverb

To talk to people in an attempt to get them to say something.

The detective visited the local pubs fishing around for more information.The actors loitered at the door, fishing for compliments.

Fishverb

Of a batsman, to attempt to hit a ball outside off stump and miss it.

Fishverb

(nautical) To repair a spar or mast by fastening a beam or other long object (often called a fish) over the damaged part (see Noun above).

Fishnoun

any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills;

the shark is a large fishin the livingroom there was a tank of colorful fish

Fishnoun

the flesh of fish used as food;

in Japan most fish is eaten rawafter the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meatthey have a chef who specializes in fish

Fishnoun

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Pisces

Fishnoun

the twelfth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about February 19 to March 20

Fishverb

seek indirectly;

fish for compliments

Fishverb

catch or try to catch fish or shellfish;

I like to go fishing on weekends