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springbuck

[spring-buhk] /ˈsprɪŋˌbʌk/
noun, plural springbucks (especially collectively) springbuck.
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  • They leap high in the air, like the springbuck, when on the move.

  • Can I shoot an elephant backwards over my shoulder with a rifle meant for springbuck?

    The Ivory Child H. Rider Haggard
  • Of all the South African antelopes, perhaps none is more known and admired than the Spring-boc (springbuck).

  • It was a very pleasant room, furnished in European style, and carpeted with mats made of springbuck skins.

    Jess H. Rider Haggard
  • He will shoot down these cursed rooineks like springbuck, he tells himself, even though they should bellow for mercy.

    Aletta Bertram Mitford

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