goose grass

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Origin of goose grass

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for goose grass

prick, shrub, thorn, nettle, spray, burr, hedge, cleaver, furze, gorse, thistle, brier

Examples from the Web for goose grass

Historical Examples of goose grass

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

    Rustic Sounds

    Francis Darwin

  • The reason I asked, a fellow told me you made your soup out of muskrat-tails and goose-grass.

    The Huntress

    Hulbert Footner

  • It feeds on goose-grass (Galium aparine), and other kinds of bedstraw, in May and early June.

  • 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