This is well enough in the old settled lands, but on the veld it is curiously inept.
"Coming from the veld, apparently, and not from town," said the picket Commander.
The farm on the veld stood on the veld, a thing of the veld, a thing rooted and established there and nowhere else.
The veld over the entire Cape Colony is overgrown with bushes (scrub).
Saxham was shooting on the veld, north of the Clayfields, in a ginger-hued dust-wind and a grilling sun.
Boer independence has as warm friends in our Parliament as on the veld.
The Boers, like their own veld grass, need but a few sparks to be left behind to ensure a conflagration breaking out again.
Once over the curve every yard of the veld was commanded by the hidden riflemen.
When within a thousand yards or so they encountered a troop of mares grazing on the veld.
A deserted garden does not return to the veld for many years, if ever.