goose egggoose egg
- zero or a score of zero
- a large swelling or lump, esp. one caused by a blow
Origin of goose eggso called from its shape
- Zero, especially when written as a numeral to indicate that no points have been scored.
- A swelling or lump, especially one caused by being struck.
(plural goose eggs)
From the oval shape of both a goose's egg and the Arabic numeral zero (0).