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Definition of Goosegog
1. goosegob [n -S] - See also: goosegob
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Literary usage of Goosegog
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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Web-footed : applied, for example, to the otter. goosegog (gös'gog), «. A gooseberry. [Prov. Eng.J goose-grass (gös'gras), H. 1. ..."
2. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"goosegog (common), a gooseberry. In some dictionaries this is erroneously claimed as a mere provincialism. Gooser (popular), a finishing blow, ..."
3. Archaic England: An Essay in Deciphering Prehistory from Megalithic by Harold Bayley (1920)
"... character of the gooseberry bush no doubt added to the sanctity : from the word goosegog gog was seemingly once a term equivalent to berry ; 1 Book xl., ..."