gander

Part of speech: noun

A male goose.

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Usage examples "gander":

  1. It called the blue gander all manner of tender names and vowed he was handsome and knowing. - "The Green Forest Fairy Book", Loretta Ellen Brady.
  2. The words widower, gander, and drake are exceptions. - "The English Language", Robert Gordon Latham.
  3. I hurry outdoors when I hear the clarion of the wild gander; his comrade in my heart sends back the call. - "Locusts and Wild Honey", John Burroughs.