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the fictitious author of a collection of nursery rhymes first published in London (about 1760) under the title of Mother Goose's Melody.
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mother earth, motherese, mother figure, motherfucker, Mother Goddess, Mother Goose, Mother Goose rhymes, mother hen, motherhood, mother house, Mother Hubbard
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How to use Mother Goose in a sentence
And our thanks and tribute to the shade of "Mother Goose," beloved nurse of all who lisp the English tongue.Pinafore Palace|Various
For a child's sketch:—a meeting with all the personages mentioned in Mother Goose's Melodies, and other juvenile stories.
I never took much stock in Mother Goose, he said, starting on with his pail again.Wheat and Huckleberries|Charlotte Marion (White) Vaile
"I can think of ever so many pigs in Mother Goose," said Alice.Boy Blue and His Friends|Etta Austin Blaisdell and Mary Frances Blaisdell
I can 'most see to read my Mother Goose by them in the dark.Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue on an Auto Tour|Laura Lee Hope
British Dictionary definitions for Mother Goose
the imaginary author of the collection of nursery rhymes published in 1781 in London as Mother Goose's Melody
Word Origin for Mother Goose
C18: translated from French Contes de ma mère l'Oye (1697), title of a collection of tales by Charles Perrault (1628–1703), French author
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