My pace was slow and cautious; not quite so slow as the goose-step, but something near it.
It was fun watching the new recruits learning the goose-step.
When all the dances had ended, the dancers marched out with the goose-step.
I laughed outright at one poor chap who was trying to goose-step.
It is mimic savage warfare uncontrolled, and far more real and warlike than the goose-step evolutions of European armies.
The goose-step is one of the foundations of the British Empire.
Be comforted yourself, meanwhile, and don't shape ghosts of grief which never do a goose-step over me!
The goose-step, the manual and platoon took the place of the quadrille.
He's a soldier, he is—not a raw recruit that don't know the goose-step.
The Sergeant was silenced, and Chippo and his rooster proceeded on their way, giving a finished exhibition of the goose-step.
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.”