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- n. Archaic form of gazelle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The black currant; also, the wild plum.
- n. See gazelle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small graceful antelope of delicate form, with large liquid eyes and short cylindric horns, and of a yellowish color, with a dark band along the flanks.
- n. In Persian poetry, a form of verse in which the first two lines rime and for this rime a new one must be found in the second line of each succeeding couplet, the alternate line being free. The Germans have imitated this form, and there have been a few English attempts.
- n. In music, a piece in which a short theme or a refrain frequently recurs.
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It was like watching lions attacking a gazel on a National Geographic special.
To fine figures they unite handsome profiles, good and white teeth, and large, black, expressive, intelligent eyes, like the eyes of a gazel; dark eye-brows, and dark long eye-lashes, which give a peculiar warmth and softness to the eye.
She did not now seem like a timid gazel, but like an angry lioness.
"I never _loved_ a fond gazel-l-l-e," he drawled out.
The poetical compositions of the Persians are of several kinds; the gazel or ode usually treats of love, beauty, or friendship.
The idyl resembles the gazel, except that it is longer.
A Persian poet read to the celebrated Jami a gazel of his own composition, which Jami did not like: but the writer replied, it was notwithstanding a very curious sonnet, for the _letter Aliff_ was not to be found in any one of the words!
It a crocodile can launch it's body mass out of the water fast enough to catch nimble animals like gazel, or kangaroos, there's very little chance you'd be able to pull the trigger before you're dragged into the water.
More like the lion waiting for the sickly gazel ...
_pison_ for _speisen_, her _vulgarborn_ for _wohlgeboren_, being fined by a _gazel-schaft (gesellschaft) _.
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