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Gose vs. Goose — What's the Difference?

Gose vs. Goose — What's the Difference?

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Gose

Gose () is a warm fermented beer that originated in Goslar, Germany. It is usually brewed with at least 50% of the grain bill being malted wheat.

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).

Gose

An unfiltered, sour wheat beer of German origin, often brewed with coriander and salt.

Goose

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.

Gose

A beer brewed since the 16th century, in Goslar and later Leipzig, with malted wheat, salt, and coriander.
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Goose

A foolish person
‘Silly goose,’ he murmured fondly

Goose

A tailor's smoothing iron.

Goose

Poke (someone) in the bottom.

Goose

Give (something) a boost; invigorate
The government's desire to goose the tired housing market

Goose

Any of various wild or domesticated waterbirds of the family Anatidae, and especially of the genera Anser, Branta, and Chen, characteristically having a shorter neck than that of a swan and a shorter, more pointed bill than that of a duck.

Goose

The female of such a bird.

Goose

The flesh of such a bird used as food.

Goose

(Informal) A silly person.

Goose

Pl. goos·es A tailor's pressing iron with a long curved handle.

Goose

(Slang) A poke, prod, or pinch between or on the buttocks.

Goose

To poke, prod, or pinch (a person) between or on the buttocks.

Goose

To move to action; spur
Goosed the governor to sign the tax bill.

Goose

To give a spurt of fuel to (a car, for example); cause to accelerate quickly
"The pilot goosed his craft, powering away" (Nicholas Proffitt).

Goose

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.

Goose

A female goose (sense 1).

Goose

The flesh of the goose used as food.

Goose

A silly person.

Goose

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

Goose

A young woman or girlfriend.

Goose

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.

Goose

To sharply poke or pinch the buttocks of (a person).

Goose

(transitive) To stimulate; to spur.

Goose

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

Goose

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

Goose

To hiss (a performer) off the stage.

Goose

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

Goose

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

Goose

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

Goose

A silly creature; a simpleton.

Goose

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.

Goose

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

Goose

A man who is a stupid incompetent fool

Goose

Flesh of a goose (domestic or wild)

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