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meanings of gad


  1. One who roams about idly; a gadabout.
  2. A metal bar.
  3. A greedy and/or stupid person.
  4. An indeterminate measure of metal produced by a furnace, perhaps equivalent to the bloom, perhaps weighing around 100 pounds.
  5. A rod or stick, such as a fishing rod, a measuring rod, or a rod used to drive cattle with.
  6. A sharp-pointed object; a goad.
  7. A pointed metal tool for breaking or chiselling rock.
  8. A spike on a gauntlet; a gadling.
  9. Acronym of generalized anxiety disorder.


  1. One of the Israelite tribes mentioned in the Torah, descended from Gad.
  2. A male given name from Hebrew.
  3. The seventh son of Jacob, by his wife's handmaid Zilpah.
  4. A surname​.


  1. An exclamatory interjection roughly equivalent to by God, goodness gracious, for goodness' sake.


  1. To move from one location to another in an apparently random and frivolous manner.

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