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gooseflesh

noun
1.
a rough condition of the skin, resembling that of a plucked goose, induced by cold or fear; horripilation.
Also called goose pimples, goose bumps, goose skin.
Origin of gooseflesh
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English
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