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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brand  goose  \Brand"  goose`\  [Prob.  fr  1st  brand  +  goose:  cf 
  Sw  brandg[*a]s.  Cf  {Brant}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  species  of  wild  goose  ({Branta  bernicla})  usually  called  in 
  America  {brant}.  See  {Brant}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brant  \Brant\  (br[a^]nt),  n.  [Cf.{Brand  goose},  {Brent}, 
  {Brenicle}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  species  of  wild  goose  ({Branta  bernicla})  --  called  also 
  {brent}  and  {brand  goose}.  The  name  is  also  applied  to  other 
  related  species. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brant  \Brant\,  a.  [See  {Brent}.] 
  Steep.  [Prov.  Eng.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brent  \Brent\,  Brant  \Brant\,  a.  [AS.  brant;  akin  to  Dan.  brat, 
  Icel.  brattr,  steep.] 
  1.  Steep;  high.  [Obs.] 
 
  Grapes  grow  on  the  brant  rocks  so  wonderfully  that 
  ye  will  marvel  how  any  man  dare  climb  up  to  them 
  --Ascham. 
 
  2.  Smooth;  unwrinkled.  [Scot.] 
 
  Your  bonnie  brow  was  brent.  --Burns. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  brant 
  n  :  small  dark  geese  that  breed  in  the  north  and  migrate 
  southward  [syn:  {brant  goose},  {brent},  {brent  goose}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Brant,  MI 
  Zip  code(s):  48614 




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