Nobody living in those parts of South Africa nowadays can have the remotest idea of what the veldt was like even thirty years ago.
"Say, then, will you sit here on the veldt, or——" and he nodded towards the river.
The little safari for the third time crawled its antlike way across the immensities of the veldt.
I wonder how much you minded when you heard your husband was lying dead on the veldt?
Here are a clump of Highlanders, their workmanlike aprons in front, their keen faces burned black with months of the veldt.
I had for some months been trying to find gold or diamonds by digging holes in the veldt.
Some of these had leaped into the river, where they saw it was not of a depth to drown them, the rest running off over the veldt.
But so long as my companion was with me I never lacked a home on the veldt.
Strange that a few months of the veldt has produced exactly the same man that springs from the western prairie.
Because, if I hear it out on the veldt we can ride straight off to you.
South African grassland, 1785, from Afrikaans, from older Dutch veld "field;" related to English field (n.).