Meaning of wayzgoose in English:


Pronunciation /ˈweɪzɡuːs/

nounplural noun wayzgooses

historical British
  • An annual summer dinner or outing held by a printing house for its employees.

    ‘By the second year, the wayzgoose had evolved into a show where printers displayed and sold their work to an interested public.’
    • ‘By year three, the wayzgoose had grown into a two-day event.’


Mid 18th century (earlier waygoose): of unknown origin.