Mother Goose


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Mother Goose

n.
The imaginary author of Mother Goose's Tales, a collection of nursery rhymes first published in London in the 1700s.

Mother Goose

n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) the imaginary author of the collection of nursery rhymes published in 1781 in London as Mother Goose's Melody
[C18: translated from French Contes de ma mère l'Oye (1697), title of a collection of tales by Charles Perrault (1628–1703), French author]

Moth′er Goose′


n.
the fictitious author of a collection of nursery rhymes first published in London about 1760.
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