gat

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Gatling gun, after inventor Richard Gatling.

Noun[edit]

gat (plural gats)

  1. (archaic, slang, in old westerns) A Gatling gun.
  2. (slang, 1920's gangster) Any type of gun; usually in reference to a pistol.
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Verb[edit]

gat (third-person singular simple present gats, present participle gatting, simple past and past participle gatted)

  1. (slang) To shoot someone with a pistol or other handheld firearm.
    • 2000, George Nelson, One Woman Short, page 27:
      He in a black suit in a coffin, gatted by a junkie for his fake Rolex watch at a taco stand on Western.
    • 2002, Brian A. Massey, Shadow Clock‎, page 293:
      Vance's death scene would have a racy romantic glamour, sort of like Dillinger gatted at the Biograph, Pretty Boy slain in the cornfield, Bonnie and Clyde ambushed in their Ford Roadster.
    • 2005, Lewis Grossberger, Turn that down!, page 198:
      Fact I was chillin' with Notorious BIG when he got gatted. It was a accident. Biggie got in front of my Glock when I was bustin' slugs at some mothaf***a.

Etymology 2[edit]

From guitar, by shortening

Noun[edit]

gat (plural gats)

  1. (New Zealand, slang) A guitar

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Verb[edit]

gat

  1. (Scottish and Northern English, or archaic) simple past tense of get
    And Abraham gat up early in the morning (Genesis 1927)

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch gat (hole).

Noun[edit]

gat (plural gate, diminutive gaatjie)

  1. hole; perforation
  2. gap; opening
    Hy't 'n gat in sy opvoeding.
    He has a gap in his education.
  3. hole or hollowed out area used as a shelter or home by animals
  4. (figuratively) dump; a run-down living space, room or house
    Jinne! Jy bly in 'n gat!
    Man! You live in a dump!
  5. (golf) hole; cup

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gat (plural gatte, diminutive gatjie)

  1. (vulgar) anus
  2. (crude) rump; buttocks; bum; ass; backside of a human
    Sit op jou gat!
    Sit on your ass!
  3. the backside of animals or objects
    Die olifant staan met sy gat na ons toe.
    The elephant is standing with his backside turned to us.

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Catalan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin cattus (cat).

Noun[edit]

gat m (plural gats, feminine gata)

  1. cat (feline animal)
  2. jack (device for lifting heavy objects)
  3. cat shark

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch gat, from Old Dutch *gat, from Proto-Germanic *gatą.

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gat n (plural gaten, diminutive gaatje n)

  1. A gap, hole
  2. A godforsaken place, hamlet
  3. (vulgar) An arsehole
  4. (archaic) A port

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gat, from Proto-Germanic *gatą.

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Noun[edit]

gat n (genitive singular gats, nominative plural göt)

  1. a hole, a opening
    Passaðu þig á gatinu.
    Mind the gap.

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Verb[edit]

gat

  1. first-person singular active present indicative of geta
    Ég gat ekki stöðvað hana.
    I couldn't stop her.
  2. third-person singular active present indicative of geta

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Rafsi[edit]

gat

  1. rafsi of gasta.

Occitan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin cattus.

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gat m (plural gats, feminine gata, feminine plural, gatas)

  1. A cat

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *gaits, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰaid-. Cognate with Old Saxon gēt, Old High German geiz (German Geiß), Old Norse geit (Danish ged, Swedish get), Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐌹𐍄𐍃 (gaits); and with Latin haedus (kid).

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gāt f

  1. A (female) goat, nanny-goat

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Romagnol[edit]

E’ gat

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cattus (cat), from Late Egyptian čaute, feminine of čaus (jungle cat; African wildcat), from earlier tešau (female cat).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡat/, [ˈɡaɐ̯t]

Noun[edit]

gat m (plural ghét)

  1. cat (Felis silvestris catus, a domesticated feline commonly kept as a house pet)
    • December 2007, Vincenzo Sanchini, Tigrin e Biancon in la Ludla, il Papiro, page 8:
      S'i padrùn gio tla pianura,\ chi por gat j è armast te' ghét,\ in s'è mòs da meda tl'éra,\ a raspè mla porta tchjusa.

Romansch[edit]

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  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Puter, Vallader) giat

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Noun[edit]

gat m (plural gats)

  1. (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) cat

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

gat m (Cyrillic spelling гат)

  1. A ditch
  2. A dam

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English got.

Verb[edit]

gat

  1. have
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 1:20 (translation here):
      Bihain God i tok olsem, “Solwara i mas pulap long ol kain kain samting i gat laip. Na ol pisin i mas kamap na flai nabaut long skai.”

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