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goose skin

noun
Origin of goose skin
1630-1640
1630-40
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  • The skin is frequently dry, the so-called “goose skin” that is seen in some poor nutritional states.

    Scurvy Past and Present Alfred Fabian Hess
  • 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
  • Before answering which one might have to consider what world, which life, and whether his skin were a goose skin.

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