a young goat
- 1688 obs. rare
from goat + - rel (suffix forming diminutives)
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1688 - see EXAMPLE below
"...A Goat, 1 yeare a Kid, or Goatrill, & alway after a Goat. The Wild Goat, is 1 a Fawne. And the Buck-Goat being gelt makes a Cheverell..."
From: The Academy of Armory, or, A Storehouse of Armory and Blazon containing the Several Variety of Created Beings, and how Born in Coats of Arms, both Foreign and Domestick
- Randle Holme