the fictitious author of a collection of nursery rhymes first published in London (about 1760) under the title of Mother Goose's Melody.
DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?
"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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Example sentences from the Web for mother goose
He thought he could hatch some goslings as well as the mother-goose.Stories of Great Inventors|Hattie E. Macomber
But the mother-goose hissed and the gander heard her and flew out of the goose-house after Tommy.
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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