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blue goose

noun
1.
a dark color phase of the snow goose, Chen caerulescens, of North America.
Origin of blue goose
1870-1875
An Americanism dating back to 1870-75
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  • The blue goose crowd is after the bullion that's in the safe that's in the river.

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  • At parting lise followed the direct trail to the blue goose.

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  • His commendation of lise only aroused a resentful consciousness of the blue goose.

    Blue Goose Frank Lewis Nason
  • He took the boy in his arms and carried him up the steps of the blue goose.

    Blue Goose Frank Lewis Nason
  • He knew that Hartwell had been going of late to the blue goose.

    Blue Goose Frank Lewis Nason
  • They had been down to the blue goose and had returned with a mission.

    Blue Goose Frank Lewis Nason
  • It was late when Hartwell's team pulled up at the blue goose.

    Blue Goose Frank Lewis Nason
  • Firmstone did not take the usual trail by the blue goose, though it was the shorter.

    Blue Goose Frank Lewis Nason
  • After leaving the blue goose Luna went straight to the superintendent's office.

    Blue Goose Frank Lewis Nason
  • These pilfered pockets were always emptied at the blue goose.

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British Dictionary definitions for blue goose

blue goose

noun
1.
a variety of the snow goose that has a bluish-grey body and white head and neck
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