[goh-dev-uh l] /ˈgoʊˌdɛv əl/
a flexible, jointed apparatus forced through a pipeline to free it from obstructions.
a dart dropped into a well, especially an oil well, to explode a charge of dynamite or nitroglycerin previously placed in a desired position.
Railroads. a handcar.
a sled used to drag or carry logs, stone, etc.
Also called sled cultivator. a cultivator that rides on wooden runners and is used on listed furrows.
Western U.S. any exceptionally fast or effective machine or appliance:
That food processor is a real go-devil.
[goh-dee] /ˈgoʊ di/ noun 1. Louis Antoine [an-twahn] /ˈæn twɑn/ (Show IPA), 1804–78, U.S. publisher: founded the first women’s magazine in the U.S. 1830.
[god-fah-th er] /ˈgɒdˌfɑ ðər/ noun 1. a man who serves as sponsor for a child at baptism. 2. any male sponsor or guardian. 3. (often initial capital letter) a powerful leader, especially of the Mafia. 4. a person who is regarded as the originator or principal shaper of a movement, school of thought, art form, […]
- Godfather offer
noun 1. (informal) a takeover bid pitched so high that the management of the target company is unable to dissuade shareholders from accepting it
[god-feer-ing] /ˈgɒdˌfɪər ɪŋ/ adjective 1. deeply respectful or fearful of God. 2. (sometimes lowercase) deeply religious; pious; devout. adjective 1. pious; devout: a God-fearing people adj. 1759, from God + fearing (see fear).