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wayzgoose

noun
  1. a works outing made annually by a printing house
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Word Origin

C18: from earlier waygoose, of unknown origin
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Historical Examples

  • Programmes of the Kelmscott Press annual Wayzgoose for the years 1892-95.

    William Morris

    Elizabeth Luther Cary

  • Programmes of the Kelmscott Press annual wayzgoose for the years 1892-5.

  • Annual feasts were given to labourers such as the Wayzgoose or Bean feast, which later name remains to this day.