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slang A jocular term for a proctoscope, an instrument used for examining the rectum. I shuddered when he said he'd need a silver goose again to make sure there were no more polyps after the procedure.
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n. a proctoscope. (see also goose.) When the nurse brought in the silver goose, the patient nearly fainted.
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