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 Brandon,Brandy is Latin for Goose. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Brandons.
 
Lighted torches. Dominica de brandonibus (St. Valentine’s Day), when boys used to carry about brandons (Cupid’s torches).   1
 


 Brandon,Brandy is Latin for Goose. 

 
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