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goad in Bicycles, carts, horses topic

goadgoad2 noun [countable]  1 CAUSEsomething that forces someone to do something The offer of economic aid was a goad to political change.2 TTBa sharp stick for making animals move forward
Examples from the Corpus
goadHis calmness was a goad she hated him for.The idea of millennium: this was the goal and the goad behind so much of the mission.Jotan glanced back once, and then he applied the goad energetically to the p'tar's hind quarters.Meditation is the goad, the bit and the whip of the mind.Alexei searched for the metal-tipped goad which he knew must be somewhere.