Brand goose
Brand goose Brand" goose` [Prob. fr. 1st brand + goose: cf. Sw. brandg[*a]s. Cf. {Brant}.] (Zo["o]l.) A species of wild goose ({Branta bernicla}) usually called in America {brant}. See {Brant}. [1913 Webster]

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