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  • n. Raised skin, usually caused by the involuntary erection of hairs on the neck or arms caused by cold, excitement, or fear.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See Goose flesh, above.
  • n. Same as gooseflesh.

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

  • n. reflex erection of hairs of the skin in response to cold or emotional stress or skin irritation


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