gander

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1gan·der

noun \ˈgan-dər\

Definition of GANDER

1
:  an adult male goose
2
:  simpleton

Origin of GANDER

Middle English, from Old English gandra; akin to Old English gōs goose
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Birds Terms

aerie, bunting, clutch, covey, hackle, ratite, rictus, ruff, skein, zygodactyl

2gander

noun

Definition of GANDER

:  look, glance <take a gander>

Origin of GANDER

probably from 1gander; from the outstretched neck of a person craning to look at something
First Known Use: circa 1914

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