What is the difference between Gaol and Goal?




What is the difference between Gaol and Goal? :


Gaol : (noun)

(
1 ) Prison

He was sent to gaol.

Did you spend a year in gaol?



Gaol : (verb)

(
1 ) Put someone in goal

He was gaoled for six months for his part in the robbery.



Goal : (noun)

(
1 ) Pair of posts with a crossbar between which the ball has to be kicked, hit, in order to score

He headed the ball into an open goal.


(
2 ) Target

Object of one’s efforts

What is your goal in life?

Their goal was to eradicate malaria.











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