- gooseberry wife
- A species of *bogey peculiar to the Isle of Wight, whose function was to guard gooseberry bushes from marauding children, in the form of a large furry caterpillar (Wright, 1913: 198).
A Dictionary of English folklore. Jacqueline Simpson & Steve Roud. 2014.
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