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Definitions by Wordnik

  1. (noun) A young goose.
  2. (noun) A naive or inexperienced young person.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. - gosling is perfect for this, the same way RDJ, bale & norton are for their films. - Casting Rumor: Ryan Gosling as The Green Lantern? | /Film
  2. - i always thought james marsden could be hal, but gosling is a great choice. - Casting Rumor: Ryan Gosling as The Green Lantern? | /Film
  3. After a gosling is a month or six weeks old you may put it up to feed for a green goose, & it will be perfectly fed in another month following; and to feed them, there is no better meat then skeg oats boil'd, and given plenty thereof thrice a day, morning, noon, and night, with good store of milk, or milk and water mixt together to drink. - The accomplisht cook or, The art & mystery of cookery
  4. A related word is "gosling" for a baby goose, and the German word for goose is "gans". - Comic Book Urban Legends Revealed #156 | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources
  5. "gosling" right at harvest time, when hands were so scarce that farmers wrangled and fought, day in and day out, to get one single man to go into the field. - The Moccasin Maker


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