American English, known since 1903, probably from burgoo (“thick porridge”) (1787), possibly an alteration of glue.
Perhaps short for burgoo
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Goo Sentence Examples
Among the towns around Cripple Creek in the same mining district is Victor, pop. (I goo) 4986, incorporated in 1894, chartered as a city in 1898.
To him we owe the exploration of the coast for about goo m.
It lies in a pleasant undulating country at an elevation of goo ft.
These formed a single building, which was still intact goo years ago, and was used as the mosque of the then existing city of Istakhr.
In some places at present "they neuerseuertheir lambes from their dammes "; " and the poore of the peeke (high) countreye, and such other places, where, as they vse to mylke theyr ewes, they vse to wayne theyr lambes at 12 weekes olde, and to mylke their ewes flue or syxe weekes "; but that, he observes, " is greate hurte to the ewes, and wyll cause them that they wyll not take the ramme at the tyme of the yere for pouertye, but goo barreyne."