from The Century Dictionary.

  • A Middle English form of the infinitive go and of the past participle gone.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • obsolete imp. & p. p. of go.

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  • verb US, dialectal Present participle of go.
  • noun rail transport Abbreviation of gondola car.
  • noun mathematics One hundredth of a right angle; a gradian.


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Compare Middle English gon, dialectal gan, Dutch gaan.

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  • Yes, I'd call it disengenuous to say one thin gon this leaflet that contradicts what is on her website.

    Final Tory Tabloid from Norwich North Norfolk Blogger 2009

  • Now, question time: Do you know why Qui-gon is advising you while his former Padawan is, to some intelligence sources, presumptively advising Luke?

    Vader's Pastorale 2005

  • I’ve yet to catch her and get her to the potty on time but she almost always needs to pee right after the bath (I know because if she gets away from me she’ll frequently end up peein gon the carpet before I can get a diaper on her.)

    » We Like, We Like to Potty 2009

  • There isn’t even a little grey box postin gon this.

    Think Progress » A bad time to be a senior administration official. 2005

  • “Its caption states: ‘Microsoft software is carefully designed to keep your company’s valuable information in, and unauthorised people and viruses out’,” says the story, goin gon:

    MS anti-Linux ad ‘misleading’ 2004

  • One important, and from a Western perspective colorful, Nigerien legal tradition is its citizens' reliance on an oracle called the gon to identify wrongdoers and restore harmony to their communities.

    Archive 2008-03-01 Mary L. Dudziak 2008

  • From this point on the male's contribution is typically termed gonê (semen), and the female's katamenia (menses).

    Aristotle's Biology Lennox, James 2006

  • Willis, who went round to every hut, and shook hands with every negro, saying, "How d'ye do, brudder, de devil is dead an 'gon' to hell, an 'Old George got clear of his sixty lashes."

    John Andrew Jackson. The Experience of a Slave inSouth Carolina. 1862

  • I'm so Brooklyn/I know we facin 'a recession, but the music y'all makin' gon 'make it the Great Depression/Or your lack of aggression/Pull your skirt back down ...

    ShowHype - Top Entertainment News, Videos, and Blogs 2009

  • Dat Tex, she got de gun, she shoot de jack-rabbit, de leetle owl, mebbe-so de deer -- dey ain 'gon' hungry w'ile he got de gun. "

    Prairie Flowers 1921


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