See also: GOOG

English edit

Etymology edit

Irish and Scottish Gaelic gog / gug, cf. googie, from gugaí / gogaí (sound made by chickens, baby name for chicken, baby name for egg" (i.e. gug-gug-gugaí)).

Pronunciation edit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɡuːɡ/, /ɡʊɡ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uːɡ, -ʊɡ

Noun edit

goog (plural googs)

  1. (Australia, slang) An egg.
    • 1985, Peter Carey, Illywhacker, Faber & Faber, published 2003, page 53:
      I always supposed he was called Goog because the tiny flattened ears did nothing to interrupt the goog-like sweep from crown to jaw.
    • 2016, J. D. Barrett, The Secret Recipe for Second Chances:
      From its modest beginnings in one's diet as a boiled goog with toast soldiers, to the heady heights of the soufflé, the egg is the soul of French and English cuisine.

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Noun edit

goog f (genitive singular goog, plural googyn)

  1. toy

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Mutation edit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
goog ghoog ngoog
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.