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Definition of Tuskless
1. having no tusk [adj]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tuskless
tuskless (current term)
Literary usage of Tuskless
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"... is a tuskless male of either variety. They are large and strong animals, haying be« longer able to suck. Not more than one in three hundred has tusks ..."
2. The Large Game and Natural History of South and South-East Africa by William Henry Drummond (1875)
"... which, as I could not see those appendages, was probably a tuskless cow, came and stood within ten yards of me, its great ears standing out like sails, ..."
3. Sport in East Central Africa: Being an Account of Hunting Trips in by Frederick Vaughan Kirby (1899)
"... close to be pleasant—Genuine " funk "—Charged by a tuskless bull—Wonderful escape—Death of the bull—A notorious character—A cow shot—A painful journey. ..."
4. Elephant & Seladang Hunting in the Federated Malay States by Theodore Rathbone Hubback (1905)
"Only once have I come up to a solitary elephant which was tuskless ; of course it is possible that it was a cow, although I think this unlikely. ..."
5. Travel and Adventure in South-East Africa: Being the Narrative of the Last by Frederick Courteney Selous (1893)
"This I say, because, although tuskless cow elephants are comparatively common in Africa, and one or more may be seen in every herd, ..."