Brent-goose

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Brent-goose brent′-gōōs a small species of wild goose, having the head, neck, long wing feathers, and tail black, the belly white, the rest slaty-gray—it visits the British coasts in winter
    • Brent-goose Also Brant′-goose, Brent barnacle, and often confounded with the barnacle goose
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Usage

In literature:

A name for the brent-goose.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Eighth, The Brent Goose.
"A Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay to the Northern Ocean in the Years 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772" by Samuel Hearne
ROOD GOOSE, RUDE GOOSE, the brent goose, Ross.
"An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language" by John Jamieson
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