Definitions

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

  • n. A large ruminant mammal (Budorcas taxicolor) of the mountains of China, Myanmar (Burma), and the Himalayas, having backward-pointing horns and a shaggy coat.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A Himalayan goat-antelope, Budorcas taxicolor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A goat-like antelope, Budorcas taxicolor, related to the Rocky Mountain goat, found at a high altitude in the eastern Himalayas.

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

  • n. large heavily built goat antelope of eastern Himalayan area

Etymologies

Probably from Digaro (Tibeto-Burman language of northeast India).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From a Tibeto-Burman language, probably Miju-Mishmi or Digaro-Mishmi. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I guess the perfessers succeeded in takin 'all the interest out o' the subjects for him, after the way he'd lived life, and besides he was low on money all this time.

    Heinold's First and Last Chance Saloon

  • "Masther Jim gev special insthructions not to be later'n half-past four in takin 'y' in, sir," said the Irishman.

    Mates at Billabong

  • I've talked to him like a brother, but it's little he sees in takin 'in his lights or flyin' false signals.

    Chapter 6

  • I’ve talked to him like a brother, but it’s little he sees in takin’ in his lights or flyin’ false signals.

    Chapter 6

  • I toyed with the idea of takin 'Jeff's folks to court for attempted fuckin' murder.

    Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

  • He's a butt kickin ', name takin' SOB …. which is exactly what this bunch of banana's needs ..

    MetsBlog.com

  • synners tag takin' cheap shots at p. diddy talk like a pirate tea from an empty cup technological torture technology technology apocalypse--long time coming teh cheezburgr strikes again!

    One Month Behind

  • So until I've seen you safely set up in the world and on your own way t 'where I think you might be able t' take some care for yourself, you'll do me the courtesy from now on o 'takin' me advice.

    A Corridor in the Asylum

  • There's a fine line for bars a 'takin' on the Irish aires.

    joegood Diary Entry

  • 'Aye, but they were loadin' stuff, no 'takin' it away.

    A Big Boy Did It and Ran Away

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