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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 ?
he asked of Berthier (whom he subsequently termed "that gosling I have made an eagle").
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.
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.
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.
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.
Police had been called after a "road rage" incident saw Gosling point a home-made gas-powered pellet gun at Fraser Carlson, who had confronted him about blocking a road.
Bomb Disposal officers were called to the area twice after 52-year-old Gosling pointed the pellet gun at another man, who had confronted him about blocking a road.
Gosling and West Ham boss Moyes had a spat when the Bournemouth ace quit Goodison Park to join Newcastle eight years ago.
Another councillor to work with Mr Gosling, Cllr Hillary Turner, for the Portley Ward on the parish council, explained her shock and sadness upon hearing the news.
Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said Ms Gosling would bring extensive public sector aviation experience to the IASC role.
The film sees Ford reprise his role of Rick Deckard, while Gosling joins him as new character Agent K, alongside a slew of other stars including Robin Wright, Jared Leto and Dave Bautista, while Arrival film-maker Denis Villeneuve takes over the directing reins from Ridley Scott, who serves as executive producer.