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  • The king hunting: a great companie: killed affore dinner a brace of staggs.

    Notes and Queries, Number 51, October 19, 1850

  • Yea, there were harts, and ther were hynds, and staggs with heads full high.

    Robin Hood and the Butcher (A)

  • As for meate we wanted none, as we had a store of staggs along ye watter-side.

    Crooked Trails

  • When ye rain had abated, we pursued our way killing staggs, & I was given some entrails, which before I had only a little parched corne to ye extent of my handfull.

    Crooked Trails

  • The staggs there being wonderfully fierce and dangerous, made us youths more eager to be at him.

    The Lady of the Lake

  • The staggs there being wonderfully fierce and dangerous, made us youths more eager to be at him.

    The Lady of the Lake

  • The hurrons then inhabited most advantageously in that place, for as much as for the abundance of dears and staggs, from whence they have the name since of Staggy.

    Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson

  • He came with us to our Cottage, where we mett our companion after having killed one beare, 2 staggs, and 2 mountain catts, being 5 in number.

    Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson

  • We wanted nothing to the view passing those skirts, killing staggs, auriniacks & fowles.

    Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson

  • They cloath themselves all over with castors 'skins in winter, in summer of staggs' skins.

    Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson

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