goosery

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

goose +‎ -ery

Noun[edit]

goosery (plural gooseries)

  1. A place for keeping geese.
  2. The characteristics or actions of a goose; silliness.
    • Milton
      The finical goosery of your neat sermon actor.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for goosery in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)