any of several powerful, short-winged hawks, as Accipiter gentilis, of Europe and America, formerly much used in falconry.
a large hawk, Accipiter gentilis, of Europe, Asia, and North America, having a bluish-grey back and wings and paler underparts: used in falconry
Old English goshafoc, literally “goose-hawk,” from gos “goose” (see goose (n.)) + hafoc “hawk” (see hawk (n.)). Cf. Old Norse gashaukr.
[goh-shuh n] /ˈgoʊ ʃən/ noun 1. a pastoral region in Lower Egypt, occupied by the Israelites before the Exodus. Gen. 45:10. 2. a land or place of plenty and comfort. 3. a city in N Indiana. /ˈɡəʊʃən/ noun 1. a region of ancient Egypt, east of the Nile delta: granted to Jacob and his descendants […]
[goo-zuh l] /ˈgu zəl/ noun, South Midland and Southern U.S. 1. . noun The throat (1800s+)
- Go over with a bang
verb phrase To succeed splendidly; be enthusiastically approved: My idea for a new bulletin board went over with a bang (1928+)
- Go over-board
[oh-ver-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈoʊ vərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/ adverb 1. over the side of a ship or boat, especially into or in the water: to fall overboard. Idioms 2. go overboard, to go to extremes, especially in regard to approval or disapproval of a person or thing: I think the critics went overboard in panning that new show. […]