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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Goose Gibbie.
 
A half-witted lad, who first “kept the turkeys, and was afterwards advanced to the more important office of minding the cows.” (Sir Walter Scott: Old Mortality.)   1
 


 Goose Dubbs,Gopher-wood (\??\), 

 
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