goose grease


goose grease

goose grease ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. the melted fat of the goose, used in domestic medicine as an ointment.

Origin of goose grease late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50 Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for goose grease Historical Examples of goose grease

  • There is goose-grease in a box, if the old scars ache at the turn of the weather.

    The White Company

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • However, she sent me a bottle of goose-grease to ward off colds from the “kinder.”

    Letters on an Elk Hunt

    Elinore Pruitt Stewart

  • Goose-grease is well enough, but hot mutton taller is better yet.

    The Hallowell Partnership

    Katharine Holland Brown

  • Give them air and sunlight, and away with your goose-grease.

    The Funny Side of Physic

    A. D. Crabtre

  • Dear Mrs. Louderer, with her goose-grease, her bread, and her delicious “kuchens.”

    Letters of a Woman Homesteader

    Elinore Pruitt Stewart

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