Ember-goose
Ember-goose Em"ber-goose`, n. [Cf. Norw. embergaas, hav-imber, hav-immer, Icel. himbrin, himbrimi.] (Zo["o]l.) The loon or great northern diver. See {Loon}. [Written also {emmer-goose} and {imber-goose}.] [1913 Webster]

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