Where Does the Term Goosebumps Come from?

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Goosebumps are the raised bumps that appear on someone's skin when they are cold or experiencing intense emotions. The term 'goosebumps' comes from plucking a goose's feathers. Raised bumps appear on a goose's flesh when the feathers are plucked.
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