"goose" Definition

  1. a tailor’s pressing iron. Originally a slang term, but now in most dictionaries.
  2. “to cook his GOOSE,” to kill him; the same as “to give him his gruel,” or “settle his hash.”
  3. “to get the GOOSE,” “to be GOOSED,” signifies to be hissed while on the stage. The big-bird, the terror of actors. _See_ BIG BIRD.—_Theatrical._
  4. to ruin, or spoil; to hiss a play.—_Theatrical._ To be “sound on the GOOSE” is in America to be orthodox in one’s political creed.

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Position in the dictionary: 1481 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: goose;, gooseberry, gooseberry-pickers, goosecap, gooser, gorge, gorger, gormed, gospel grinder, gospel shop
Previous words in the dictionary: goods, good woman, good time, good people, gonnof, golopshus, golgotha, goldfinches, goldbacked uns, gold-mine

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