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Gosling

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A term applied to a silly fellow, a simpleton.

“Surprised at all they meet, the gosling pair,

With awkward gait, stretched neck, and silly stare,

Discover huge cathedrals.”


Cowper: Progress of Error, 379–81.

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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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