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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgoslinggos‧ling /ˈɡɒzlɪŋ $ ˈɡɑːz-, ˈɡɒːz-/ noun [countable]  HBPa young goose
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goslingSome go around shaking the eggs to kill the embryo goslings.The geese moved in, felt at home, laid eggs - and a most satisfactory twenty-four goslings hatched that year.It is only when intrusive ethologists steal and hatch eggs that the wide tolerance of the goslings is revealed.Then we see the goslings in the spring.Adult greylag geese were more aloof and watched anxiously as their goslings joined in the competition for food.Their goslings never learned how to migrate, and their descendants live on.He could even remember the time he picked out six yellow goslings from a box kept warm by a light bulb.
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