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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Brandy is Latin for Goose.
 
Here is a pun between anser, a goose, and answer, to reply. What is the Latin for goose? Answer [anser] brandy. (See TACE THE LATIN FOR CANDLE.)   1
 


 Brandons.Brandy Nan. 

 
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