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 Gooseberry.Gooseberry Picker (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gooseberry Fool.
 
A corruption of gooseberry foulé, milled, mashed, pressed. The French have foulé de pommes; foulé de raisins; foulé de groseilles, our “gooseberry fool.”   1
   Gooseberry fool is a compound made of gooseberries scalded and pounded with cream.   2
 


 Gooseberry.Gooseberry Picker (A). 

 
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