Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The chamois.

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Examples

  • But Allan prostrated, with a second blow of his dagger, a sentinel who was upon duty — — traversed the camp like a mountain-deer, though pursued by all who caught the alarm — threw himself into the river, and, swimming to the opposite side, was soon lost among the woods.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • Murray's hunt was a short one, for that grassy tableland, with its cool streams and its shady trees, seemed to be a favorite pasture-ground for the mountain-deer.

    The Talking Leaves An Indian Story

  • But Allan prostrated, with a second blow of his dagger, a sentinel who was upon duty --- traversed the camp like a mountain-deer, though pursued by all who caught the alarm --- threw himself into the river, and, swimming to the opposite side, was soon lost among the woods.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • But Allan prostrated, with a second blow of his dagger, a sentinel who was upon duty --- traversed the camp like a mountain-deer, though pursued by all who caught the alarm -- threw himself into the river, and, swimming to the opposite side, was soon lost among the woods.

    A Legend of Montrose

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