I also write about Germans in Minnesota and have set The antelope Wife in Minneapolis.
In present day New Mexico, nine men run through the plains chasing after an antelope.
Perhaps Anvik will show you how to skin and cut up the antelope.
He isn't quite as big as antelope Jack but still he is a big fellow.
In the afternoon the soldiers went to hunt and brought in an antelope (barrendo), with which the land seemed to abound.
Now I come to the second special gift of the deer and the antelope.
He quickly recovered, however, and fastened on an antelope which seemed lagging behind.
The drama opens with a hunting scene, where the king is in pursuit of an antelope.
The bill was a la carte and contained such items as grizzly steak, antelope, elk, and wild duck and goose.
He resolved, therefore, to try this expedient, and secure an antelope if possible.
early 15c., from Old French antelop, from Medieval Latin ant(h)alopus (11c.), from Greek antholops (attested in Eusebius of Antioch, c.336 C.E.), a fabulous animal haunting the banks of the Euphrates, very savage, hard to catch and having long saw-like horns capable of cutting down trees. Original sense and language unknown (it looks like Greek "flower-eye," as if from anthos + ops, but that may be a result of Greek folk etymology). A heraldic animal, also known in Medieval Latin as talopus and calopus, the name was applied c.1600 to a living type of deer-like mammal. In the western U.S., it is used in reference to the pronghorn.