Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A road- or working-elephant, as distinguished from a hunting- or war-elephant.

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Examples

  • The pad-elephant darted straight into the jungle and took the country as it came, straight before him, thinking of nothing but escape.

    Jack Haydon's Quest

  • But he had come through all these dangers safely, and now the "rogue" had gone back to the jungle and the pad-elephant was at peace.

    Jack Haydon's Quest

  • The "rogue" threw up his trunk, and trumpeted a roar of victory, then dashed after the pad-elephant in savage pursuit.

    Jack Haydon's Quest

  • When the pad-elephant got away, Jack breathed a little more freely, until he heard his enemy's ponderous steps once again thundering up.

    Jack Haydon's Quest

  • Away he went in pursuit of this new object, and the pad-elephant scrambled to its feet, and stood for a few moments as if bewildered and uncertain what to do.

    Jack Haydon's Quest

  • For three full hours the furious monarch of the jungle drove the pad-elephant before him, a ride Jack never forgot to the end of his days.

    Jack Haydon's Quest

  • As the "rogue" made his last few sweeping strides upon them, the pad-elephant seemed to pluck up the courage of desperation.

    Jack Haydon's Quest

  • On rushed the pad-elephant, now panting and almost ready to fall from exhaustion, towards his fellows.

    Jack Haydon's Quest

  • The pad-elephant now stood still, trembling from head to foot with his tremendous exertions.

    Jack Haydon's Quest

  • The human notes had disturbed them, and they trumpeted shrilly and moved uneasily away from the neighbourhood of the pad-elephant.

    Jack Haydon's Quest

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