Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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STEG, n.2 A gander (Rxb. 1923 Watson W.-B., Rxb. 1971). Also in n.Eng. dial. Gall. 1824  MacTaggart Gallov. Encycl. 66:
Twa grey geese and a Steg.

[Mid.Eng. stegge, id., O.N. steggr, a male bird. See note to Staig.]

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