- a male roe deer.
Origin of roebuck
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Examples from the Web for roebuck
Mr. Roebuck gave notice of the appointment of his committee.
He could not see how Mr. Roebuck's motion could be resisted.
“It seems to be a melodious language,” said Mr. Roebuck, greatly amused.The Gypsies
Charles G. Leland
He bought three at Roebuck's, in City Road, and took them to his house by taxi.The Daffodil Mystery
Roebuck was one of those men who say their prayers in a patronizing tone.The Plum Tree
David Graham Phillips
- the male of the roe deer
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Word Origin and History for roebuck
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