Other Word Forms of Goal
Origin of Goal
From Middle English gol (“boundary, limit”), from Old English *gāl (“obstacle, barrier, marker”). Related to Old English gǣlan (“to hinder, delay, impede, keep in suspense, linger, hesitate, dupe”), Old English hyġegǣlsa (“hesitating, slow, sluggish”). Cognate with Albanian ngel (“to remain, linger, hesitate, get stuck”).
Middle English gol boundary possibly from Old English gāl barrier
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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