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  • n. Archaic spelling of aardvark.

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Examples

  • Besides the aard-vark was my load to camp, and I knew that the jackals would eat the bull up before we could go back for him.

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  • I had got the aard-vark over my shoulders, and was about heading homeward, when, to my astonishment, I observed that the bull-gnoo -- not the one that had besieged me, but his late antagonist -- was still out upon the plain where I had last seen him!

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  • Now this singular-looking animal which Hans called an "aard-vark," and

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  • But the "aard-vark" is just as good an ant-eater as he, -- can "crack" as thick-walled a house, can rake up and devour as many termites as any

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  • The "aard-vark" is not the only ant-eating quadruped of South Africa.

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  • Swartboy knew how precious a morsel he held between his fingers, -- precious, not only on account of its intrinsic goodness, but from its rarity; for although the aard-vark is a common animal in South

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  • It would have badly frightened me, had I not known what it was; but I recognised it at once as one of the most inoffensive creatures in the world -- the 'aard-vark.'

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  • But it shan't be so any longer; I stand up for the aard-vark; and, although the tamanoir has been specially called

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  • Although the colonists term it "aard-vark," which is the Dutch for

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  • But I think we may as well leave the 'aard-vark' for to-morrow's dinner.

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