[gohl-yerd] /ˈgoʊl yərd/
noun, (sometimes initial capital letter)
one of a class of wandering scholar-poets in Germany, France, and England, chiefly in the 12th and 13th centuries, noted as the authors of satirical Latin verse written in celebration of conviviality, sensual pleasures, etc.
the poems of the goliards
one of a number of wandering scholars in 12th- and 13th-century Europe famed for their riotous behaviour, intemperance, and composition of satirical and ribald Latin verse
[guh-lahy-uh th] /gəˈlaɪ əθ/ noun 1. the giant warrior of the Philistines whom David killed with a stone from a sling. I Sam. 17:48–51. 2. (usually lowercase) a giant. 3. (usually lowercase) a very large, powerful, or influential person or thing: a neighborhood grocery competing against the supermarket goliaths. /ɡəˈlaɪəθ/ noun 1. (Old Testament) a […]
/ɡəˈlaɪəθən/ adjective 1. huge; gigantic
- Goliath beetle
noun 1. any very large tropical scarabaeid beetle of the genus Goliathus, esp G. giganteus of Africa, which may grow to a length of 20 centimetres
noun 1. a gantry crane for heavy work, as in steel mills.