Definition of Goose liver

1. Noun. Liver of a goose used as meat.

Generic synonyms: Liver

Lexicographical Neighbors of Goose Liver

goose barnacle
goose bump
goose bumps
goose down
goose egg
goose eggs
goose flesh
goose grease
goose is cooked
goose liver (current term)
goose parvovirus
goose pimple
goose pimples
goose plum
goose skin
goose step
goose up
goose viral hepatitis
goose wing
goose wings
gooseberry bush
gooseberry family

Literary usage of Goose liver

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

1. Kettner's Book of the Table: A Manual of Cookery, Practical, Theoretical by Eneas Sweetland Dallas (1877)
"goose liver—Foie Gras.—" To obtain these livers," says ... The goose liver is too good to be chopped up and thrown away upon other foods ; also it loses ..."

2. The London Magazine by John Scott, John Taylor (1823)
"The large goose's liver, the largest, perhaps, that for some centuries had been bred and born in В , and which was destined this very night to have ..."

3. Pacific Educational Journal by California Dept. of Public Instruction (1888)
"In some countries geese are fed with food soaked in alcohol, for the purpose of enlarging their livers for " goose-liver oil." The bloating C.IVE US A ..."

4. The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book by Victor Hirtzler (1919)
"For garnishing entree dishes the imported goose liver au natural can be ... goose liver saute aux truffes. Put goose liver saute in chafing dish and cover ..."

5. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1861)
"The epicures speak of goose-liver and fat, and its down; and Pliny, the early naturalist, esteemed goose-liver pastries of such moment, ..."

6. A Holiday Tour in Europe by Joel Cook (1889)
"Strasburg is the centre of the trade in that epicurean luxury known as pates de fois gras, or goose-liver pie, which cosily but not very toothsome dish is ..."

7. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
""goose liver," I said, climbing on the top of the carriage, ... goose liver is ut ? " said Mulvaney. " Faith, I'm thinkin' thim that makes it wud do betther ..."

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