Difference between revisions of "Goose"

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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]]).
 
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. For that reason, they sometimes work well as [[guard]]s. 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 and were often used as [[feather|fletching]].
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It should be noted that goose [[feather]]s acquired from a commercial supplier seem to have been treated to remove the natural oils in the feather and tend to come apart more readily.
   
 
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