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Gove \Gove\ (g[=o]v), n. [Also goaf, goof, goff.] A mow; a rick for hay. [Obs.]


Etymology 1 n. (context Scotland English) (obsolete form of golf English) (ball game) Etymology 2

n. (context obsolete English) A fool; a clown.

Goff, KS -- U.S. city in Kansas
Population (2000): 181
Housing Units (2000): 72
Land area (2000): 0.211596 sq. miles (0.548032 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.211596 sq. miles (0.548032 sq. km)
FIPS code: 26775
Located within: Kansas (KS), FIPS 20
Location: 39.665867 N, 95.931546 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 66428
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Goff, KS

The GOFF (Generalized Object File Format) specification was developed for the IBM zSystem Mainframe computer to supersede the IBM OS/360 Object File Format to compensate for weaknesses in the older format.

Goff (disambiguation)

Goff is a surname. See the article for a list of people with the surname. Goff or Goffs may also refer to:

  • Goffs, California, settlement in at southeast edge of Mojave National Preserve
  • Goff, Kansas, small city in the United States
  • Goffs, Nova Scotia, rural community in Canada
First name:
  • Goff Letts, politician in Northern Territory, Australia
  • Goff Richards, English brass band arranger and composer
  • Goth subculture; goff is an alternative form of goth
  • Goffs School; comprehensive secondary school and sixth form college in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Usage examples of "goff".

DJA, Wolever TMS, Taylor RH, Barker H, Fielden H, Baldwin JM, Bowling AC, Newman HC, Jenkins AL, and Goff DV.

Officer White, while surveilling parolee Percy Haskins, observed Haskins in a known criminal assembly with Robert Mackey and Karl Carter Goff.

She was a trainee at Goff Searle, this brokerage house I worked for until I went out on my own three years ago.

Weisbeck, Wayne Butt, Bruce Burnham, Ogren, Gail Gleasner, Alice Goff, Nancy Catena, Patti Ann Rathke, ' f Dickke, Hilde Faxlanger, Faith Ryan, Sandy Bangs, Bette Pancoe, Kevin Koehler, Marvin McClenathan, Dottie Palmer, Chris Carr, Slosson, Deanna Diebold, Molly Eimer, Ray Kaiser, Rick Ludlow, Corky Castle, Charley Chriswell, Marian Mattiuzzio, Dino Calvo, Johnny Olinger, Reddy Heart--we miss you, we're thinking of you, we want to see you again, we love you.

Standing in the middle of the office was Legioner Goff, around whom five lancer-grade officers scurried, collecting incoming reports from the secure digital comfeeds.

Sitting opposite him, facing his own bank of monitors, was Legioner Goff, whose attention had become much more narrowly focused during the past few seconds.

He turned right and pushed the throttle forward, and the boat moved swiftly through the calm sea -- past Hicks Island and Goff Point, around Shagwong and Montauk points.

Goff opened the cabinet beneath the shelves and grabbed a topographical map of the region.

Although the Thorn administration did not have a formal NSC, Thorn met with Vice President Lester Busick, Secretary of Defense Robert Goff, Secretary of State Edward Kercheval, Director of Central Intelligence Douglas Morgan, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Richard Venti to discuss any military developments.

He turned to Goff and Venti and went on: "I want the theater and naval commanders fully briefed on the situation in Libya, I want our forces in the Med, the Red Sea, the Gulf of Aden, and the Persian Gulf on the highest state of alert, and I want contingency plans drawn up for air strikes against Libyan forces that move against Egypt.