gooseflesh

noun
goose·​flesh | \ ˈgüs-ˌflesh How to pronounce gooseflesh (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web All gooseflesh and baby fat, John was perfect for holding, or so everyone said. Katie Prout, Longreads, "Learning to Swim in a Sea of Uncertainty," 26 May 2017

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First Known Use of gooseflesh

circa 1810, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gooseflesh was circa 1810

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“Gooseflesh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gooseflesh. Accessed 3 Apr. 2020.

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gooseflesh

noun
goose·​flesh | \ ˈgüs-ˌflesh How to pronounce gooseflesh (audio) \

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gooseflesh

noun
goose·​flesh | \ -ˌflesh How to pronounce gooseflesh (audio) \

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