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Brent-goose (A)

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Properly a brant-goose, the branta bernicla, a brownishgrey goose of the genus branta.

“For the people of the village

Saw the flock of brant with wonder.”


Longfellow: Hiawatha, part xvi. stanza 32.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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