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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward v. - Wander aimlessly in search of pleasure.

Usage examples (34)
  • Verb (used without object) : to gad about
  • There are several species known under various names, such as gad-fly, breeze-fly, etc.
  • His father saw him coming, met him with a "gad" and lashed him furiously.
  • "gad" is used in our western counties for a stick pointed at both ends to fasten down thatch. for more
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