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goose British & World English

A large waterbird with a long neck, short legs, webbed feet, and a short broad bill. Generally geese are larger than ducks and have longer necks and shorter bills

gooses in goose British & World English

A tailor’s smoothing iron

goose egg British & World English

A zero score in a game

bean goose British & World English

A grey goose with orange-yellow bill and legs, breeding in the arctic tundra of Lapland and Siberia and overwintering in parts of Europe and Asia

brent goose British & World English

A small goose with a mainly black head and neck, breeding in the arctic tundra of Eurasia and Canada

gone goose British & World English

A person or thing that is beyond hope

Goose Creek British & World English

A city in southeastern South Carolina, a northwestern suburb of Charleston; population 37,900 (est. 2008)

goose-step British & World English

A military marching step in which the legs are not bent at the knee

green goose British & World English

A goose that is killed when under four months old and eaten without stuffing

grey goose British & World English

A goose of a group distinguished by having mainly grey plumage

Ross's goose British & World English

A small Arctic goose that breeds in northern Canada

snow goose British & World English

A gregarious goose that breeds in Arctic Canada and Greenland, typically having white plumage with black wing tips

Canada goose British & World English

A common North American goose with a black head and neck, a white chinstrap, and a loud trumpeting call. It has been introduced widely in Britain and elsewhere

golden goose British & World English

A continuing source of wealth or profit that may be exhausted if it is misused

goose pimples British & World English

The pimples that form gooseflesh

Mother Goose British & World English

The fictitious creator of a collection of nursery rhymes that was first published in London in the 1760s

barnacle goose British & World English

A goose with a white face and black neck, breeding in the arctic tundra of Greenland, Spitsbergen, and Novaya Zemlya

cereopsis goose British & World English

Another term for Cape Barren goose.

Egyptian goose British & World English

A large African goose with a dark patch around the eye and either reddish-brown or greyish-brown upper parts

goose barnacle British & World English

A stalked barnacle which hangs down from driftwood or other slow-moving floating objects, catching passing prey with its feathery legs

Hawaiian goose British & World English

A rare goose native to Hawaii, now breeding chiefly in captivity

Cape Barren goose British & World English

A pale grey Australian goose with a short black bill that is almost covered by a waxy yellow cere

wild goose chase British & World English

A foolish and hopeless search for or pursuit of something unattainable

cook someone's goose British & World English

Spoil someone’s plans; cause someone’s downfall

wouldn't say boo to a goose British & World English

Used to emphasize that someone is very timid

kill the goose that lays the golden eggs British & World English

Destroy a reliable and valuable source of income

goosebumps British & World English

Another term for goose pimples.

gooseflesh British & World English

A pimply state of the skin with the hairs erect, produced by cold or fright

gooseneck British & World English

A support or pipe curved like a goose’s neck

solan British & World English

The northern gannet

greylag British & World English

A large goose with mainly grey plumage, which is native to Eurasia and is the ancestor of the domestic goose

greylag goose in greylag British & World English

A large goose with mainly grey plumage, which is native to Eurasia and is the ancestor of the domestic goose

what's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander British & World English

What is appropriate in one case is also appropriate in the other case in question

whitefront British & World English

A migratory goose with mainly grey plumage and a white forehead, breeding in northern Eurasia and North America

white-fronted goose in whitefront British & World English

A migratory goose with mainly grey plumage and a white forehead, breeding in northern Eurasia and North America

wouldn't say boo to a goose in boo1 British & World English

Used to emphasize that someone is very timid

cook someone's goose in cook British & World English

Spoil someone’s plans; cause someone’s downfall

what's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander in goose British & World English

What is appropriate in one case is also appropriate in the other case in question

kill the goose that lays the golden eggs in egg1 British & World English

Destroy a reliable and valuable source of income