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Goode vs. Goose

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Goode

Goode ( GOOD or GUUD, depending on family) is a surname.

Goosenoun

Any of various grazing waterfowl of the family Anatidae, which have feathers and webbed feet and are capable of flying, swimming, and walking on land, and which are bigger than ducks.

‘There is a flock of geese on the pond.’;

Goosenoun

The flesh of the goose used as food.

Goosenoun

(slang) A silly person.

Goosenoun

(archaic) A tailor's iron, heated in live coals or embers, used to press fabrics.

Goosenoun

A young woman or girlfriend.

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Goosenoun

An old English board game in which players moved counters along a board, earning a double move when they reached the picture of a goose.

Gooseverb

(slang) To sharply poke or pinch someone's buttocks. Derived from a goose's inclination to bite at a retreating intruder's hindquarters.

Gooseverb

To stimulate, to spur.

Gooseverb

(slang) To gently accelerate an automobile or machine, or give repeated small taps on the accelerator.

Gooseverb

(UK slang) Of private-hire taxi drivers, to pick up a passenger who has not pre-booked a cab. This is unauthorised under UK licensing conditions.

Gooseverb

To hiss (a performer) off the stage.

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Goosenoun

Any large web-footen bird of the subfamily Anserinæ, and belonging to Anser, Branta, Chen, and several allied genera. See Anseres.

Goosenoun

Any large bird of other related families, resembling the common goose.

Goosenoun

A tailor's smoothing iron, so called from its handle, which resembles the neck of a goose.

Goosenoun

A silly creature; a simpleton.

Goosenoun

A game played with counters on a board divided into compartments, in some of which a goose was depicted.

‘The pictures placed for ornament and use,The twelve good rules, the royal game of goose.’;

Goosenoun

web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks

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Goosenoun

a man who is a stupid incompetent fool

Goosenoun

flesh of a goose (domestic or wild)

Goosenoun

a large waterbird with a long neck, short legs, webbed feet, and a short broad bill. Generally geese are larger than ducks and have longer necks and shorter bills.

Goosenoun

a female goose.

Goosenoun

the flesh of a goose as food.

Goosenoun

a foolish person

‘‘Silly goose,’ he murmured fondly’;

Goosenoun

a tailor's smoothing iron.

Gooseverb

poke (someone) in the bottom.

Gooseverb

give (something) a boost; invigorate

‘the government's desire to goose the tired housing market’;

Goose

A goose (plural geese) is a bird of any of several waterfowl species in the family Anatidae. This group comprises the genera Anser (the grey geese and white geese) and Branta (the black geese).

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