Definition of Goose down

1. Noun. Down of the goose.

Group relationships: Goose
Generic synonyms: Down, Down Feather

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Goose Down

goose barnacle
goose bump
goose bumps
goose down (current term)
goose egg
goose eggs
goose flesh
goose grease
goose is cooked
goose liver
goose parvovirus
goose pimple
goose pimples
goose plum
goose skin
goose step
goose up

Literary usage of Goose down

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Theory and Practice of Teaching by Edward Thring (1894)
"Run the goose down. THE questions hitherto discussed have belonged pretty equally to teacher and taught; and pertain to the outward form and manner of ..."

2. Lectures on the Results of the Great Exhibition of 1851: Delivered Before by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1852)
"... together with articles made of goose-down. In the Indian department were shown white and black ostrich plumes; but these had been imported from Aden. ..."

3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1850)
"The LIVE-AND-LET-LIVE is of the best and noblest mate ials—the wool interwoven wiih goose down; the Geese treated upon the most liberal principle» ..."

4. Mrs. Caudle's Curtain Lectures by Douglas William Jerrold (1853)
"Goose-down, is there ? Then I'm hanged if they didn't stuff it with the geese before plucking 'em. ..."

5. Adventure Guide to the Pacific Northwest by Don Young, Marjorie Young (1999)
"Or how goose down pillows are made? Tulelake has both a horseradish factory (Tulelake Horseradish Co., Box 636, 619 Main St., Tulelake, CA 96134, ..."

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