Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Shaped like or supplied with a gooseneck.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I had a little desk there with a goose-necked lamp on it.

    Born to Bark

  • Oksana smiled and looked around in a goose-necked way.

    Wolves Eat Dogs

  • The goose-necked barnacle, with its five valves, comes in its myriads attached to derelict coco-nuts, floating logs, and pumice-stone.

    Tropic Days

  • A moth fluttered into the room, drawn to the goose-necked lamp that curved over the typewriter.

    For the Love of God

  • On his desk in the corner, where often until far into the night he had worked on the huge ruled sheets of paper covered with figures of the firm's accounts, he saw two goose-necked vials, one of lemon - colored liquid, the other of raspberry color.

    Constance Dunlap

  • When this goose-necked young female with the far-away look in her eyes appeared as No. 7 in our batt'ry of lady typists, and I heard Mr. Robert havin 'a séance tryin' to dictate some of the mornin 'correspondence to her, I swung round with

    Torchy, Private Sec.

  • A sergeant was in command of the party, and a drab-painted wooden cart drawn by a high-rumped, goose-necked chestnut mare, pitifully lame on the near fore, had an Engineer for driver.

    The Dop Doctor

  • Horses of all kinds under me, lean and fat, short and high, roman-nosed and goose-necked, broken and unbroken; away and away, shifting saddle and bridle and saddle-bag as I left each tired mount behind me.

    Mr. Isaacs

  • "You swear that the evidence you give shall be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help you God!" exclaimed a small, chunky, Irish-looking person, presenting a book to be kissed by a scrawny, chinless, goose-necked lad, whom Hulda immediately recognized as Cyrus James.

    The Entailed Hat Or, Patty Cannon's Times

  • Line-caught fish, fleshy hoops of grilled squid, just-landed oysters and clams, and a peculiar delicacy called perceves, a goose-necked barnacle resembling dinosaur toes, were accompanied by a crisp

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

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