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A military parade step executed by swinging the legs sharply from the hips and keeping the knees locked.
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1. (Military) a military march step in which the leg is swung rigidly to an exaggerated height, esp as in the German army in the Third Reich
2. (Veterinary Science) an abnormal gait in animals
vb, -steps, -stepping or -stepped
(Military) (intr) to march in goose step
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a marching step of some infantries in which the legs are swung high and kept straight and stiff.
goose′-step`, v.i. -stepped, -step•ping.
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|Noun||1.||goose step - a manner of marching with legs straight and swinging high|
|Verb||1.||goose step - march in a military fashion|
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goose stepn (Mil) → passo dell'oca
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