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steinbock

/ˈstaɪnˌbɒk/
noun
1.
another name for ibex
Word Origin
C17: from German Steinbock; compare steenbok
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  • He could see the young man waiting in vain, at the Hotel steinbock.

    Samuel Brohl & Company Victor Cherbuliez
  • Tears rose to steinbock's eyes as he heard her vehement and artless speech.

    Cousin Betty Honore de Balzac
  • "Then I shall break the mould and the model as soon as I go home," said steinbock.

    Cousin Betty Honore de Balzac
  • "And she is madly in love with my friend steinbock," Leon de Lora put in.

    Cousin Betty Honore de Balzac
  • The chef's attentions were, in fact, devoted to Louise, the Countess steinbock's maid.

    Cousin Betty Honore de Balzac
  • "You are not married yet," he added with a look at steinbock, who turned pale.

    Cousin Betty Honore de Balzac
  • Madame steinbock's was almost red, and she would be in every point unlike her.

    Cousin Betty Honore de Balzac
  • "I no longer wonder at my father-in-law's follies," said steinbock to Lisbeth.

    Cousin Betty Honore de Balzac
  • "Madame must do me the honor to sit for it then," said steinbock to Crevel.

    Cousin Betty Honore de Balzac
  • At this moment Valerie herself brought steinbock a cup of tea.

    Cousin Betty Honore de Balzac

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