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  • n. A woodchuck.


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  • "But there is another sort of beaver, ma'am, called the land-beaver, which is more easily taken," observed Martin; "they make holes in the earth like rabbits.

    The Settlers in Canada

  • The reft, which confifled of ic8o heaver tails,] fundry pieces of beaver (kin» and cloaks, 110 fur fcal (kins, about 150 land-beaver, 60 fine cloaks nf the earlefs marmor,

    The Monthly Review


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