Definition of Blesbuck

1. Noun. A type of damalisk, an African antelope, ''Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi'', closely related to the hartebeest. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blesbuck

1. blesbok [n -S] - See also: blesbok

Lexicographical Neighbors of Blesbuck

blepharoplastic
blepharoplasties
blepharoplasts
blepharoplasty
blepharoplegia
blepharoptosis
blepharospasm
blepharospasms
blepharospastic
blepharostat
blepharostenosis
blepharosynechia
blepharotomy
blesbok
blesboks
blesbuck (current term)
blesbucks
blesmol
blesmols
bless
bless'd
bless you
bless your heart
blesse
blessed
blessed event
blessed events
blessed thistle
blessed with(p)
blesseder

Literary usage of Blesbuck

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Official Catalogue by United States Centennial Commission (1876)
"239 Л Angora, blesbuck, and jackal ka- rosses. ... 65 w Koodoo cow hides. .r blesbuck skins. y Hartebeeste ..."

2. International Exhibition, 1876: Official Catalogue by United States Centennial Commission (1876)
"939 A Angora, blesbuck, and jackal ka- ... 653 x blesbuck skins, 653 у Hartebeeste and blesbuck skins, tanned. ..."

3. Pictures of Travel, Sport, and Adventure by George Lacy (1899)
"... to say how many yards, but it was certainly more that ten, coming down a slope over one of these awful places when trying to run down some blesbuck. ..."

4. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... The American Language, Supplement 1, 1945 the springbuck, the blesbuck, and the black wildebeest, denizens of high, relatively bare, plateau country —J. ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"Zebra, koodoo, hartebeest, gemsbuck, bontebok, reed- buck, blesbuck, wildebeest and hippopotamus are similarly protected. Enactments for the preservation of ..."

6. Marie: An Episode in the Life of the Late Allan Quatermain by Henry Rider Haggard (1912)
"... the time of which I write, and during those months I had often used this rifle for the shooting of game, such as blesbuck and also of bustards. ..."

7. All Adventure: Child of Storm/a Tale of Three Lions by H. Rider Haggard (2001)
"... following its feeding-grounds in great armies, with the springbuck thrown out before for skirmishers; then rank upon rank of long- faced blesbuck, ..."

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