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gos·ling

 (gŏz′lĭng)
n.
1. A young goose.
2. Archaic A naive or inexperienced young person.

[Middle English, variant (influenced by gos, goose) of gesling, from Old Norse gæslingr, diminutive of gās, goose; see ghans- in Indo-European roots.]

gosling

(ˈɡɒzlɪŋ)
n
1. (Animals) a young goose
2. an inexperienced or youthful person
[C15: from Old Norse gæslingr; related to Danish gäsling; see goose1, -ling1]

gos•ling

(ˈgɒz lɪŋ)

n.
1. a young goose.
2. a foolish, inexperienced person.
[1375–1425; late Middle English goselyng]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gosling - young goosegosling - young goose        
goose - web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks
Translations
فَرْخ أوزه
house
gæsling
kisliba
gæsarungi
žąsiukas
zoslēns
domme gans
húsa
kaz palazı/yavrusu

gosling

[ˈgɒzlɪŋ] Nansarino m

gosling

[ˈgɒzlɪŋ] noison mgo-slow [ˈgəʊsləʊ] n (British)grève f perlée

gosling

njunge Gans, Gänschen nt

gosling

(ˈgozliŋ) noun
a young goose.
References in classic literature ?
The little one, accustomed to be left to itself for long hours without notice from its mother, squatted down on the sack, and spread its tiny hands towards the blaze, in perfect contentment, gurgling and making many inarticulate communications to the cheerful fire, like a new-hatched gosling beginning to find itself comfortable.
he asked of Berthier (whom he subsequently termed "that gosling I have made an eagle").
was in good spirits his appetite was good he liked the cookery he considered the wine weak but palatable and all was well, we returned to the immediate neighbourhood of Number Thirty Little Gosling Street London Docks and settled down, ere we had yet fully detected the housemaid in selling the feathers out of the spare bed Gout flying upwards soared with Mr F.
It was birth and brightness for all nature, even for chirping chickens and waddling goslings, and it was to be death and burial for poor, foolish, generous, delightful Bellegarde.
He was one of those lads that grow everywhere in England, and at twelve or thirteen years of age look as much alike as goslings,--a lad with light-brown hair, cheeks of cream and roses, full lips, indeterminate nose and eyebrows,--a physiognomy in which it seems impossible to discern anything but the generic character to boyhood; as different as possible from poor Maggie's phiz, which Nature seemed to have moulded and colored with the most decided intention.
Ray Gosling, 70, was detained by police after he told viewers of BBC East Midlands' Inside Out programme he smothered the unnamed partner as he lay in hospital suffering from Aids.
As newly-appointed chief technology officer of Sun's developer platforms group, Gosling will work across Sun's Java Enterprise Studio, the NetBeans IDE and planned Project Rave.
Starring: Ryan Gosling, David Morse, Clea Duvall, Kelly Lynch.
The report also says that the Gosling has not left Mendes' side ever since they brought home the baby girl to Mendes' home in Los Feliz, L.
However, Gosling told Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia that he never dreamed of being a Hollywood A-lister and was just content having an acting career when he started off.
When asked about his future, Gosling said: "Of course I'd be interested in staying for the rest of the season.