Difference between revisions of "Goose"

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A two legged winged [[animal]], the goose is a member of the water fowl species. It makes a 'honk' sound rather than a 'quack' (like a [[duck]]).
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A '''goose''' is a two-legged winged [[animal]] that is a member of the water fowl species. It makes a '' 'honk' '' sound rather than a '' 'quack' '' (like a [[duck]]).
   
These birds are also bigger and more aggressive than ducks. Goose [[feather]]s make good [[quill]]s.
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These birds are also bigger and more aggressive than ducks. For that reason, they sometimes work well as [[guard]]s. Goose [[feather]]s make good [[quill]]s.
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<tr><td>Modern [[English]]</td><td> ''goose''</td></tr>
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<tr><td>[[Czech]]</td><td>''husa'' ?</td></tr>
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<tr><td>[[German]]</td><td>''gans''</td></tr>
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<tr><td>[[Greek]]</td><td>''khn''</td></tr>
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<tr><td>[[Latin]]</td><td> ''anser''</td></tr>
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<tr><td>[[Old English]]</td><td> ''gos'' (plural ''gs'')</td></tr>
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<tr><td>Old [[Irish]]</td><td>''giss''</td></tr>
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<tr><td>[[Old Norse]]</td><td>''gas''</td></tr>
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<tr><td>[[Russian]]</td><td>''gus''</td></tr>
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</table>

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