goose skin

Origin of goose skin

First recorded in 1630–40

Words Nearby goose skin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use goose skin in a sentence

  • Their son, in the guise of a squirrel, climbs to Numi Tarom, and receives from him a duck-skin and a goose-skin.

  • For, if to raise a goose skin on the reader be the aim of art, Mr. Conway must be regarded as a real artist.

    Reviews | Oscar Wilde
  • Goose-Skin runs after the trouvere, and imitating the gestures of the deaf-and-dumb, indicates that he pledges himself to silence.

    The Iron Pincers | Eugne Sue
  • Goose-Skin renews his silent pledges, swearing upon his hurdy-gurdy and his chaplet of vine-leaves that he will be mute as a fish.

    The Iron Pincers | Eugne Sue
  • At the sight of Mylio running to his help, Goose-Skin redoubles his efforts and succeeds in throwing his adversary down.

    The Iron Pincers | Eugne Sue