from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as grannom.
  • noun A diarrhea of deer: named from the profuse green-colored evacuations. It is often fatal, sometimes within twenty-four hours.


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  • The temptation to hold a baby green-tail in my hand and examine it closely was so strong that, as carefully as I could, I drew one from its grassy crib and held it in my palm, noting the green tinting already beginning to show on its wings and back.

    Birds of the Rockies


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