So he took the oaths and went away to practice the goose step, and moralise on the oddness of things in the world.
They were in detachments of twenties, and were rude enough at their goose step.
The sheriff advanced with a goose step, carrying his wand of office, and the justices strode in Indian file behind him.
The closely packed front ranks of infantry broke into the goose step as they came in sight of the town.
But then comes the order: onward goes the fat inspector, and in goose step come his followers.
The Volunteers will practice the goose step from two to four every afternoon till further orders.
To see them doing the goose step would not add to the respect the soldiers have for their white officers.
The small boys had discovered the goose step, and it filled their little souls with amazement and delight.
Herz began solemnly to goose step, expounding his philosophy as he went.
1806, originally was a military drill to teach balance; "to stand on each leg alternately and swing the other back and forth" (which, presumably, reminded someone of a goose's way of walking); in reference to "marching without bending the knees" (as in Nazi military reviews) it apparently is first recorded 1916. As a verb by 1854.
Note: The term is sometimes used to suggest the unthinking loyalty of followers or soldiers: “Brown has a goose-step mentality.”