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Gooseberry Fool

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A corruption of gooseberry foulé, milled, mashed, pressed. The French have foulé de pommes; foulé de raisins; foulé de groseilles, our “gooseberry fool.”

⁂ Gooseberry fool is a compound made of gooseberries scalded and pounded with cream.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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