goose grass

goose grass

goose grass ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. cleavers.

Origin of goose grass Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400 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.

    The Cook and Housekeeper’s Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches,

    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

    Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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