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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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. tight-fitting spectacles worn to protect the eyes


Probably from goggle from the appearance it gives the wearer. (Wiktionary)



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