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- n. Protective eyewear set in a flexible frame to fit snugly against the face.
- n. Plural form of goggle.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of goggle.
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- n. tight-fitting spectacles worn to protect the eyes
Probably from goggle from the appearance it gives the wearer. (Wiktionary)