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blue goose

noun
1.
a dark color phase of the snow goose, Chen caerulescens, of North America.
Origin of blue goose
1870-1875
1870-75, Americanism
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  • I'm going to hang out in the caon till the river goes down, or till I bag some of the goslings from the blue goose.

    Blue Goose Frank Lewis Nason
  • After leaving the blue goose Luna went straight to the superintendent's office.

    Blue Goose Frank Lewis Nason
  • "The poor devils get the money and the blue goose furnishes the way," Bennie again interpolated.

    Blue Goose Frank Lewis Nason
  • These pilfered pockets were always emptied at the blue goose.

    Blue Goose Frank Lewis Nason
  • This was all of the blue goose that was visible to the eyes of the uninitiated; of the initiated there were not many.

    Blue Goose Frank Lewis Nason
  • The blue goose crowd is after the bullion that's in the safe that's in the river.

    Blue Goose Frank Lewis Nason
  • About the blue goose, its bar, and its gaming-tables Pierre was eloquent, even with strangers.

    Blue Goose Frank Lewis Nason
  • Firmstone did not take the usual trail by the blue goose, though it was the shorter.

    Blue Goose Frank Lewis Nason
  • He knew that Hartwell had been going of late to the blue goose.

    Blue Goose Frank Lewis Nason
  • At parting lise followed the direct trail to the blue goose.

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British Dictionary definitions for blue goose

blue goose

noun
1.
a variety of the snow goose that has a bluish-grey body and white head and neck
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