Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of several plants used as food for geese or having a seedhead resembling a bird's foot, especially cleavers, silverweed, or the weedy grass Eleusine indica.

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  • noun Any of various grasses, sometimes used as food for geese.

Etymologies

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goose +‎ grass

Examples

  • The old tree soon sprang back into life and contains in its crown a thriving miniature wood of elder, bramble, ivy, ash, nettles and goosegrass, as well as a whole city of woodlice, earwigs and beetles.

    Wildwood

  • The old tree soon sprang back into life and contains in its crown a thriving miniature wood of elder, bramble, ivy, ash, nettles and goosegrass, as well as a whole city of woodlice, earwigs and beetles.

    Wildwood

  • Pink campions and tousled goosegrass rose on either side, camouflaging it nicely.

    Wildwood

  • Pink campions and tousled goosegrass rose on either side, camouflaging it nicely.

    Wildwood

  • Mist swam into the deep green of my glade through the waving seaweed of nettles, goosegrass, pink campion, bluebells, grasses and ferns.

    Wildwood

  • Mist swam into the deep green of my glade through the waving seaweed of nettles, goosegrass, pink campion, bluebells, grasses and ferns.

    Wildwood

  • Laura picked a bouquet of flowers in the hedgerows, some hedge parsley, vetch, goosegrass, and pale pink dog roses, already in bloom.

    A Hopeless Romantic

  • Laura picked a bouquet of flowers in the hedgerows, some hedge parsley, vetch, goosegrass, and pale pink dog roses, already in bloom.

    A Hopeless Romantic

  • Laura picked a bouquet of flowers in the hedgerows, some hedge parsley, vetch, goosegrass, and pale pink dog roses, already in bloom.

    A Hopeless Romantic

  • He came to the great hedge and he thrust his way through it, and though the thorns of the brambles scored him deeply and tore threads from his wonderful suit, and though burs and goosegrass and havers caught and clung to him, he did not care.

    The Door in the Wall, and other stories

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