goose grass









goose grass


goose grass ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. cleavers.

Origin of goose grass Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400 Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for goosegrass Historical Examples of goosegrass

  • Melt some hog’s lard, add as much clivers or goosegrass as the lard will moisten, and boil them together over a slow fire.

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    Mary Eaton

  • They do not rise from each circle of leaves as in the Goosegrass.

    Flowers Shown to the Children

    C. E. Smith

  • It has not so many hooks as the Goosegrass with which to catch hold of other plants, and so raise itself.

    Flowers Shown to the Children

    C. E. Smith

  • The cornbind and goosegrass were clutching at the ancient gooseberry bushes, which sprawled by the paths.

    The White Peacock

    D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence

  • British Dictionary definitions for goosegrass goosegrass noun

    1. another name for cleavers

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