the goose that lays the golden egg

Definition of the goose that lays the golden egg

:something that is a very good source of money or business

Word by Word Definitions

goose play
  1. : any of numerous large waterfowl (family Anatidae) that are intermediate between the swans and ducks and have long necks, feathered lores, and reticulate tarsi

  2. : a female goose as distinguished from a gander

  3. : simpleton, dolt

  1. : to poke between the buttocks with an upward thrust

  2. : to increase the activity, speed, power, intensity, or amount of : spur

golden play
  1. : consisting of, relating to, or containing gold

  2. : being or having the color gold or the color of gold

  3. : blond

egg play
  1. : to incite to action

  1. : the hard-shelled reproductive body produced by a bird and especially by the common domestic chicken

  2. : an animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum together with its nutritive and protective envelopes and having the capacity to develop into a new individual capable of independent existence

  3. : ovum

  1. : to cover with egg

  2. : to pelt with eggs


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