Definition of Goose-tansy

1. Noun. Low-growing perennial having leaves silvery beneath; northern United States; Europe; Asia.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Goose-tansy

gooranuts
gooroo
gooroos
goors
goos
goosander
goosanders
goose
goose-pen
goose-penned
goose-rumped
goose-step
goose-stepped
goose-stepping
goose-steps
goose-tansy (current term)
goose barnacle
goose bump
goose bumps
goose down
goose egg
goose eggs
goose flesh
goose grease
goose is cooked
goose liver
goose parvovirus
goose pimple
goose pimples

Literary usage of Goose-tansy

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1. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"... L. See Goose Tansy. Tansy, White. (1) Achillea Ptarmica, L.—Lyte. (2) Agrimonia Eupatoria, L.—Hohne, Acad. of Armory, ii. 97. Tansy, Wild. ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"Same AS goose-tansy. [Scotland.]—Double tansy, a form of the common tansy with the leaves more cut and crisped. —Lue a tansy!, perfect; complete; ..."

3. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1904)
"goose-tansy, ». Silver-weed. North. GOOSE-TONGUE, s. Sneeze-wort. Craven. GOOSE-TURD-GREEN, «. A colour in apparel, mentioned in old writers. ..."

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