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  • n. Plural form of lechwe.


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  • Troops of leches, or, as they are here called, “lechwes”, appeared feeding quite heedlessly all over the flats; they exist here in prodigious herds, although the numbers of them and of the “nakong” that are killed annually must be enormous.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • I confess) threw myself down beside Dorcas on a couch made of leather and the linked horns of lechwes and waterbucks.

    The Shadow of the Torturer


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