n.1.See Wayz-goose, n., 2.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The Oxford English Dictionary cites Joseph Moxon, in Mechanick Exercises: "It is also customary for all the Journey-men to make every Year new Paper Windows ...; Because that day they make them, the Master Printer gives them a Way-goose; that is, he makes them a good Feast, and not only entertains them at his own House, but besides, gives them Money to spend at the Ale-house or Tavern at Night.