Origin of goose grass
Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
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Examples from the Web for goosegrass
Melt some hog's lard, add as much clivers or goosegrass as the lard will moisten, and boil them together over a slow fire.
They do not rise from each circle of leaves as in the Goosegrass.
It has not so many hooks as the Goosegrass with which to catch hold of other plants, and so raise itself.
The cornbind and goosegrass were clutching at the ancient gooseberry bushes, which sprawled by the paths.The White Peacock
D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
- another name for cleavers
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