- Vlaamse gaai (literally 'Flemish jay')
A parallel form of papagaai (“parrot”), by popular etymology confused with etymology 1, but actually from Middle Dutch papagoie, papegoie, from Arabic بَبَّغَاء (babbaḡāʾ) and Persian بپغا (bapğâ), of uncertain origin.
- A wooden, somewhat bird-shaped target, often ornamented with bright plumes, used in archery competitions
- The high wooden stake or tower the above is mounted on
A parallel form of gade (“spouse”).
- (uncommon) A female spouse, notably (and mostly used in the diminutive):
- (animals) wijfje n