Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as brent-goose.

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Examples

  • Aline took a strange interest in watching them sail slowly in endless succession across the blue, and would often sit hidden beside me at twilight among the tall reeds of the creek until with a lucky shot from the Marlin I picked up a brant-goose, or, it might be, a mallard which had rested on its southward journey, somewhat badly shattered by the rifle ball.

    Lorimer of the Northwest

  • Did my guardian out of a hundred and fifty as premium, with duck, brant-goose, and prairie-chicken shooting thrown in -- and he sees I've never time to touch a gun.

    Lorimer of the Northwest

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