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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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