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Definition of Chinkara
1. a type of antelope [n -S] - See also: antelope
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Literary usage of Chinkara
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Horns and Hoofs: Or Chapters on Hoofed Animals by Richard Lydekker (1893)
"As Mr. RA Sterndale remarks, the chinkara "is a wary and restless little ... Like the Indian antelope, the chinkara can but rarely be run down fairly by ..."
2. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society by Bombay Natural History Society (1891)
"The does have much longer and thicker horns than the chinkara. ... It would be impossible I think to tell the buck's horns from those of a chinkara. ..."
3. Hindu-Koh: Wanderings and Wild Sport on and Beyond the Himalayas by Donald Macintyre (1889)
"... is a big clumsy brute, he is fleet enough to keep a horse going pretty fast to overtake him, sometimes even when wounded. The little "chinkara" (Gazella ..."
4. Stalk Abroad, Being Some Account of the Sport Obtained During a Two Years by Harold Frank Wallace (1908)
"chinkara ! " said I. The surrounding entourage grinned affably and ... We wanted to get after chinkara, not stop talking a language we could not understand. ..."
5. From Gladiatour to Persimmon; Turf Memories of Thirty Years: Turf Memories by Sydenham Dixon (1901)
"This had been demonstrated in a trial with chinkara, in which he only just got home, though he was certainly giving 36 Ib. to her. ..."
6. Dad's Letters on a World Journey by Bert Wilson (1921)
"The chinkara, or gazelle, is the niftiest little animal to be found in India. It is smaller than the deer, looks much like a deer, but is more skittish, ..."