Definition of Cargoose

1. n. A species of grebe (Podiceps crisratus); the crested grebe.



Definition of Cargoose

1. Noun. A species of grebe (''Podiceps crisratus''); the crested grebe. ¹

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Definition of Cargoose

1. the crested grebe [n CARGEESE]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cargoose

cargo jack
cargo liner
cargo net
cargo pallet
cargo pants
cargo ship
cargo ships
cargo shorts
cargo vessel
cargo vessels
cargoe
cargoed
cargoes
cargoing
cargoless
cargoose (current term)
cargoplane
cargoplanes
cargos
cargoship
cargoships
carhop
carhopped
carhopping
carhops
carhouse
carhouses
cariacou
cariacous
cariad

Literary usage of Cargoose

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1. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1857)
"But it is more probable that the bird meant is the cargoose, a provincial name for the gaunt or crested grebe (the Podiceps ..."

2. The House and Farm Accounts of the Shuttleworths of Gawthorpe Hall, in the by Shuttleworth family, John Harland (1857)
"Pennant says the great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) is called the cargoose. It weighs 2^ Ib. The young of the herring-gull was called ..."

3. Letters from Lady Jane Coke to Her Friend, Mrs. Eyre at Derby, 1747-1758 by Lady Jane Wharton Holt Coke (1899)
"The cargoose is the crested grebe, which formerly bred in large numbers on the Shropshire meres, near to which the Combermere Cottons' property- was ..."

4. The Birds of Jamaica: Being a History of the Bird, Its Structure, and Habits by Philip Henry Gosse, Alfred Edmund Brehm, Richard Hill (1874)
"THE Great Crested Grebe is also known by the names of Tippet Grebe, Crested Ducker, Gaunt, and cargoose.* I can give no further explanation of the numerous ..."

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