silver goose


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silver goose

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.
See also: goose, silver
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

silver goose

n. a proctoscope. (see also goose.) When the nurse brought in the silver goose, the patient nearly fainted.
See also: goose, silver
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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