Wayz-goose
Wayz-goose Wayz"-goose`, n. [Wase stubble + goose.] [1913 Webster] 1. A stubble goose. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

2. An annual feast of the persons employed in a printing office. [Written also {way-goose}.] [Eng.] [1913 Webster]


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  • wayz|goose — «WAYZ GOOS», noun, plural goos|es. British. an annual festivity held in summer by the employees of a printing establishment, consisting of a dinner and usually an excursion into the country. ╂[origin unknown] …   Useful english dictionary

  • wayz — wayz·goose; …   English syllables

  • goose — em·ber·goose; goose; goose·ber·ry; goose·gog; mon·goose; pea·goose; way·goose; wayz·goose; mun·goose; …   English syllables

  • way-goose — Wayz goose Wayz goose , n. [Wase stubble + goose.] [1913 Webster] 1. A stubble goose. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 2. An annual feast of the persons employed in a printing office. [Written also {way goose}.] [Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Way-goose — n. See {Wayz goose}, n., 2. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wayzgoose — wayz·goose …   English syllables

  • Amusement — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Amusement >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 amusement amusement entertainment Sgm: N 1 diversion diversion divertissement Sgm: N 1 reaction reaction solace Sgm: N 1 pastime pastime passetemps …   English dictionary for students

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