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goose skin

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noun
  1. goose bumps.

Origin of goose skin

First recorded in 1630–40
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Examples from the Web for goose skin

Historical Examples

  • But the wind was so dry and piercing that it made me have goose-skin all over.

    The Letters of a Post-Impressionist

    Vincent Van Gogh

  • Goose-Skin modestly remains outside of the enclosure of the Court.

  • Mylio and Goose-Skin separate, the latter dancing and singing.

  • Mylio interrupts the flow of Goose-Skin's eloquence with an angry look.

  • (To Goose-Skin, who seems steeped in thought) Old friend, pardon me your death.


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