Definition of Goosegog

1. Noun. (UK informal) gooseberry ¹



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Definition of Goosegog

1. goosegob [n -S] - See also: goosegob

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Goosegog

goosecap
goosecaps
goosecoid
goosecreekite
goosed
goosefish
goosefishes
gooseflesh
goosefleshes
goosefoot
goosefoot family
goosefoot maple
goosefoots
goosegob
goosegobs
goosegog (current term)
goosegogs
gooseherd
gooseherds
gooselike
gooseneck
gooseneck barnacle
gooseneck barnacles
gooseneck deformity
gooseneck loosestrife
gooseneck pediment
goosenecked
goosenecks

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., ..."

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