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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Brent-goose (A).
 
Properly a brant-goose, the branta bernicla, a brownishgrey goose of the genus branta.   1
       
“For the people of the village
Saw the flock of brant with wonder.”
       
Longfellow: Hiawatha, part xvi. stanza 32.
 


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