goog

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Irish and Scottish Gaelic gog/gug, cf. googie, from Irish and Scottish Gaelic gugaí/gogaí "sound made by chickens, baby name for chicken, baby name for egg" (i.e. gug-gug-gugaí)

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Noun[edit]

goog (plural googs)

  1. (Australia, slang) An egg.
    • 1985, Peter Carey, Illywhacker, Faber & Faber 2003, p. 53:
      I always supposed he was called Goog because the tiny flattened ears did nothing to interrupt the goog-like sweep from crown to jaw.
    • 2016, J. D. Barrett, The Secret Recipe for Second Chances
      From its modest beginnings in one's diet as a boiled goog with toast soldiers, to the heady heights of the soufflé, the egg is the soul of French and English cuisine.

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References[edit]

  • goog, entry in 1984, Eric Partridge, Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor, The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, 2008, page 299.

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

goog f (genitive singular goog, plural googyn)

  1. toy

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Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
goog ghoog ngoog
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possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.