from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of kob or water-antelope of Africa, Kobus leucotis. See kob.
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Here Speke had some fine sport, killing _nsunnu_ and other deer.
It also brought me to another single buck nsunnu, which was floored at once, and left to be carried home by some of my men in company with Waganda, whilst I went on, shot a third nsunnu buck, and tracked him by his blood till dark, for the bullet had pierced his lungs and passed out on the other side.
A noble buck nsunnu, standing by himself, was the first thing seen on this side, though a herd of hertebeests were grazing on the Usoga banks.
I shot a doe, leucotis, called here nsunnu, the first one seen upon the journey.
Kasoro, who had been indulged with nsunnu antelope skins, and with guinea-fowl for dinner, resisted this, on the plea that I never should be satisfied.
_nsunnu_ and harte-beestes could be seen grazing, while the hippopotami were snorting in the water, Florican and Guinea fowl rising at their feet.