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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The plural of a large water bird, related to a duck, with a long neck and webbed feet.

Usage examples (27)
  • A flock of wild geese had settled to rest on a pond.
  • Oh them republicans, they forget what's good for the geese is also good for the gander.
  • What's good for the geese is clearly NOT GOOD for the gander ......
  • How then would the same analysis "split up" the word geese into a root and a plural morpheme? for more
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