goose grass

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Origin of goose grass

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400

Words Nearby goose grass Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use goose grass in a sentence

  • If one disentangles a goose-grass from its position it will fall weakly over and lie along the ground.

    Rustic Sounds | Francis Darwin
  • The goose-grass depends on the possession of delicate little hooks covering stem and leaves.

    Rustic Sounds | Francis Darwin
  • Scratch′-weed, the goose-grass; Scratch′-wig, a wig that covers only part of the head; Scratch′-work, a kind of wall decoration.

  • The rude decoys were placed as though they were having a glorious time feasting on the rich goose grass.

  • Another type of climber which shows itself early is the goose-grass.

    Rustic Sounds | Francis Darwin

British Dictionary definitions for goosegrass


/ (ˈɡuːsˌɡrɑːs) /

  1. another name for cleavers

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