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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Nervous excitement felt by a novice hunter at the first sight of game.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Excitement and nervousness felt by a new hunter upon seeing game.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Intense excitement at the sight of deer or other game, such as often unnerves a novice in hunting.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Nervous agitation of a hunter upon the approach of deer or other large game. Also called buck-ague.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. nervous excitement of an inexperienced hunter

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