a curved object resembling the of a , often of flexible construction, as in the shaft of a .
Nautical. a curved piece at the foot of a boom, attached to a mast by a vertical pivot and itself having a horizontal pivot so that the boom can be pointed in a wide angle vertically or horizontally.
Carpentry. a vertical continuation of the handrail of a flight of stairs, terminating in a short horizontal part on the top of a newel post.
(nautical) a pivot between the forward end of a boom and a mast, to allow the boom to swing freely
something in the form of a neck of a goose
noun 1. a desk lamp having a flexible shaft or stem.
plural noun 1. . Also, goose bumps or flesh. Temporary rough skin caused by small raised bumps. For example, Horror movies always give me goose pimples, or She tends to get goose bumps whenever she goes to the dentist. This expression likens the skin of a plucked goose to the condition of human skin when […]
noun 1. .
- Goose something up
verb phrase To make something more exciting, intense, impressive, etc; JAZZ something UP: If we tried to goose it up too much, it wouldn’t help anybody (1970s+)