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  • n. Plural form of camelopard.

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Examples

  • No other institution is left standing which carries the mind back to the times when the smoke of sacrifice rose from the Pantheon, and when camelopards and tigers bounded in the Flavian amphitheatre.

    Darwinists vs. the Catholic Church: Stuff to know before climbing into the ring

  • There were camelopards, too, which is another beast I would not have credited without seeing it.

    Kushiel's Avatar

  • I saw the smoke of sacrifice arise from the Pantheon, and watched the camelopards and tigers in the Flavian amphitheater.

    Madeleine An Autobiography

  • Sparks seemed to float before his eyes, and amid these sparks, nebulous and fragmentary visions appeared, visions of his beloved grandmother companioned by scorpions and serpents, in close touch with camelopards and bovine monsters, and, in the last stress of terror and dismay, left entirely dependent upon crustaceans for that help and comfort which hitherto her devoted grandson had ever been thankful to afford.

    The Prophet of Berkeley Square

  • On the frontier, too, you have buffaloes, elephants, lions, camelopards, ostriches, etc., so well described by Major Harris that it is impossible to add to his faithful account.

    The Autobiography of Liuetenant-General Sir Harry Smith, Baronet of Aliwal on the Sutlej, G. C. B.

  • Then wild beasts — lions, tigers, ostriches, even camelopards — were exhibited, and I, who had never seen these strange and beautiful creatures, was intensely interested.

    Gathering Clouds: A Tale of the Days of St. Chrysostom

  • Pantheon, and when camelopards and tigers bounded in the Flavian amphitheatre.

    Studies in Early Victorian Literature

  • Not long afterward the pavement was again jarred, bringing a return of the sensations he used to have when, stalking lions in Kash-Cush, he felt the earth thrill under the galloping of the camelopards stampeded.

    The Prince of India — Volume 02

  • No other institution is left standing which carries the mind back to the times when the smoke of sacrifice rose from the Pantheon, when camelopards and tigers bounded in the Flavian amphitheatre.

    How to Do It

  • During their excursion no camelopards were seen in this second grove; but this, in the opinion of the hunters, was of little consequence.

    The Giraffe Hunters

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