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- n. Plural form of wild-ass.
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And thus they took great numbers of boars and stags and antelopes and wild-asses: even to this day wild-asses are plentiful in those parts.
Now there are four other species of "wild-asses" in Africa -- wild horses some call them -- and a fifth reported by travellers, but as yet undetermined.
In this little book we cannot afford room for a description of each, but must confine our remarks to what is more properly our subject -- _the wild-asses of Africa_.
: I've learned to face the fact that I suck at predicting football scores ... but I'll give it a wild-asses guess anyway.