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(goomacrs) noun plural geese (gēs)
1. One of a sub-family (Anserinae) of wild or domesticated web-footed birds larger than ducks and smaller than swans. See GRAYLAG. ♦Collateral adjective: anserine.
2. The female of the goose: distinguished from gander.
3. plural goos·es A tailor's heavy smoothing iron, having a curved handle.
4. A silly creature; ninny.
5. Obs. An old game of chance, played with dice and counters.
—Canada goose
The common North American wild goose (Branta canadensis), brownish-gray with black neck and head.
—to cook one's goose
Colloq. To spoil one's chances; ruin a person.
—the goose hangs (or honks) high
The prospect is good; everything is favorable.
[OE gōs]

Definition of: goose

(goomacrs) Slang v.t. goosed, goos·ing
1. To prod or poke unexpectedly from behind.
2. To accelerate an engine in irregular spurts.
noun plural goos·es A sudden or unexpected prod or poke in the backside.
[? Special use of GOOSE1]

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white fronted goose
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greylag goose
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spruce goose
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father goose
grey goose
goose gossage
egyptian goose

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