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Goth name of a Germanic tribe prominent in Europe A.D. III-V. OE. Gota, usu. in pl. Gotan, was superseded in ME. (XIV) by the adoption of late and medL. Gothī pl. = Gr. Gót(t)hoi pl. — Goth. *Gutōs or *Gutans pl.
So Gothic pert. to the Goths; †Germanic, Teutonic; †medieval, romantic, of the Dark Ages; spec. of the style of architecture characterized particularly by the pointed arch; †barbarous, savage; black-letter (type). XVII. — F. gothique or late L. Gothicus.

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Goth / gä[unvoicedth]/ • n. 1. a member of a Germanic people that invaded the Roman Empire from the east between the 3rd and 5th centuries. The eastern division, the Ostrogoths, founded a kingdom in Italy, while the Visigoths went on to found one in Spain. 2. (goth) a style of rock music derived from punk, typically with apocalyptic or mystical lyrics. ∎  a member of a subculture favoring black clothing, white and black makeup, and goth music.

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Goth a member of a Germanic people that invaded the Roman Empire from the east between the 3rd and 5th centuries. The eastern division, the Ostrogoths, founded a kingdom in Italy, while the Visigoths went on to found one in Spain.

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Gothbroth, cloth, froth, Goth, moth, Roth, wrath •Sabaoth • Visigoth •backcloth, sackcloth •saddlecloth • waxcloth • grasscloth •haircloth • J-cloth • sailcloth •tablecloth • facecloth • cheesecloth •dishcloth • washcloth • oilcloth •loincloth • hawkmoth

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