fetch the goose

What is fetch the goose?

fetch the goose, christmas term, means to The homes of the poor were equipped with open fireplaces for heat and cooking but not with ovens. Thus many, like the Cratchits, took their Christmas goose or turkey to the baker’s shop. Bakers were forbidden to open on Sunday’s and holidays but would open their shops on these days to the poor and bake their dinners for a small fee.

 

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